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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. a strong current of air;
- Example: "the tree was bent almost double by the gust"
[syn: gust, blast, blow]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Gust \Gust\, n. [L. gustus; cf. It. & Sp. gusto. [root]46.] [1913 Webster] 1. The sense or pleasure of tasting; relish; gusto. [1913 Webster] An ox will relish the tender flesh of kids with as much gust and appetite. --Jer. Taylor. [1913 Webster] 2. Gratification of any kind, particularly that which is exquisitely relished; enjoyment. [1913 Webster] Destroy all creatures for thy sport or gust. --Pope. [1913 Webster] 3. Intellectual taste; fancy. [1913 Webster] A choice of it may be made according to the gust and manner of the ancients. --Dryden. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Gust \Gust\ (g[u^]st), n. [Icel. gustr a cool breeze. Cf. Gush.] 1. A sudden squall; a violent blast of wind; a sudden and brief rushing or driving of the wind. [1913 Webster] Snow, and hail, stormy gust and flaw. --Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. A sudden violent burst of passion. --Bacon. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Gust \Gust\, v. t. [Cf. L. gustare, It. gustare, Sp. gustar. See GUST a relish.] To taste; to have a relish for. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

gust n 1: a strong current of air; "the tree was bent almost double by the gust" [syn: gust, blast, blow]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

133 Moby Thesaurus words for "gust": access, affection, aftertaste, alacrity, animation, anxiety, anxiousness, appetite, aroma, attribute, avidity, avidness, badge, bitter, blast, blaze, blow, brand, breathless impatience, breeze, burst, cachet, cast, character, characteristic, cheerful readiness, configuration, convulsion, crush, cut, cyclone, differentia, differential, distinctive feature, eagerness, earmark, elan, eruption, explosion, feature, figure, fit, flare-up, flavor, flaw, flurry, fondness, forwardness, gale, gusto, hallmark, hurricane, idiocrasy, idiosyncrasy, impatience, impress, impression, increase, index, individualism, infatuation, irruption, keen desire, keenness, keynote, life, likes, liking, lineaments, liveliness, love, mannerism, mark, marking, mold, nature, odor, outbreak, outburst, palate, paroxysm, particularity, passion, peculiarity, promptness, property, puff, quality, quickness, quirk, readiness, relish, sally, salt, sapidity, sapor, savor, savoriness, scud, seal, seizure, shape, singularity, smack, sour, spasm, specialty, spirit, stamp, stomach, storm, surge, sweet, taint, tang, taste, tempest, token, tongue, tooth, tornado, trait, trick, upheaval, verve, vitality, vivacity, weakness, whirlwind, wind, wind gust, zest, zestfulness