blow

blow
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n
1. slap, punch, hit, Inf. clout, Inf. buff, Sl. shot, Sl. slug, Sl. paste, Sl. bash, Sl. rap 'side the head. See bat 1 (def.2).
2. shock, calamity, reversal. See calamity (def.2).
3. come to blows
fight, spar, grapple, scuffle, tussle, brawl, Sl. mix it up, engage in fisticuffs; dispute, skirmish, fall out, clash, row.
4. without striking a blow
effortlessly, easily, without contest, Inf. hands down, Inf. walking away.
5. strike the first blow
take the initiative, make the first move, lead off, start the ball rolling, meet [s.o.] head-on. See begin (def.3).
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v
1. breeze, flurry, puff; bluster, squall, blast; fly, soar, zoom, sail, float, drift; wave, flap, flutter, ruffle, flourish, undulate, waft, toss.
2. exhale, respire, expel, emit, spout, give off, vent; puff, pant, huff, wheeze, gasp, breathe hard; whistle, whiffle, wind, whoosh, sigh, suspire, exude.
3. sound, blast, blare, toot, toodle.
4.Informal. brag, boast, crow, bluff, Inf. talk big.
5. burst, explode, rupture, pop; break open, split open, crack, split; implode, pop in, collapse; blow up, shatter, burn out, blow out, puncture; destroy, demolish, detonate; erupt, burst forth.
6.Slang. lavish, spend freely, Sl. spend as if money is going out of style, Inf. throw one's money around; squander, waste, fritter away, misspend, run through, dissipate.
7.Slang. botch, bungle, muff, make a mess or hash of; mismanage, Inf. mess up, Inf. screw up.
8. blow hot and cold
waver, vascillate, fluctuate, shift or go back and forth, Inf. shilly-shally.
9. blow one’s stack or top
lose one's temper, become enraged, flare up, lose control, Sl. flip one's lid, Sl. flip out; shout, yell, scream, bellow, roar.
10. blow out
extinguish, snuff out, smother, stifle, douse, quash.
11. blow over
cease, end, conclude, finish, terminate, come to an end; pass, pass away, come to rest, subside, settle down; sink into oblivion, be forgotten, go out of one's head, be gone, be buried in the past.
12. blow up
exaggerate, enlarge on, overstate, embroider, color, stretch, heighten; enlarge, magnify, expand, amplify, distend, inflate, balloon.
n
13. puff, breeze, zephyr, gust, flurry; wind, disturbance, turbulence, windstorm, storm, tempest, gale, blast; hurricane, tornado, whirlwind, cyclone, twister, squall, blizzard, northeaster; monsoon, simoom, sirocco.
14. sound, blast, blare; whine, wail, shriek; whistle, toot.

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