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 Meanings and Examples of GUST
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 n.  blast; outburst
Classic Sentence: (47 in 4 pages)
1  The door clicked open and a gust of cold wind swept the house, fluttering the curtains.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XV
2  With his last gust of words the flame had died out, leaving him chill and humbled.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 1: Chapter 13
3  Gerty knelt beside her, waiting, with the patience born of experience, till this gust of misery should loosen fresh speech.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 1: Chapter 14
4  Now you gust lett mee know Wat you tink about mee, i do Wat you say.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XV
5  Each gust, as it bore down, rattled the panes, and swelled off like the others.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 1. The Shimerdas: VIII
6  The alarmed colonists believed that the yells of the savages mingled with every fitful gust of wind that issued from the interminable forests of the west.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 1
7  A sort of a gust of battle came sweeping toward that part of the line where lay the youth's regiment.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 16
8  A wild gust of wind swept down, extinguishing the candle he held in his hand, and with it the fearful, unearthly screams; they seemed to be shrieked in his very ear.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXXIX
9  But the day after, all the brilliant words seemed like dead leaves, crumpling up and turning to powder, meaning really nothing, blown away on any gust of wind.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 5
10  It blew from the right quarter for the Jew, however, and straight before it he went: trembling, and shivering, as every fresh gust drove him rudely on his way.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXVI
11  From these no appreciable beams now radiated, except when a more than usually smart gust brushed over their faces and raised a fitful glow which came and went like the blush of a girl.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 1: 6 The Figure against the Sky
12  I told myself that I could never stop, and with a gust of petulance I resolved to stop forthwith.
The Time Machine By H. G. Wells
Context  Highlight   In III
13  A gust of air whirled round me as I opened the door, and from within came the sound of broken glass falling on the floor.
The Time Machine By H. G. Wells
Context  Highlight   In XII
14  On arriving on a level with the top, a gust of wind carried away his cap, and allowed a perfectly white head to be seen: he was not a young man.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
15  These surmises, which so closely resembled proofs, whirled suddenly, like a handful of dust caught up by an unexpected gust of wind, through Jean Valjean's mournful brain.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER III—TO WIT, THE PLAN OF PARIS IN 1727
Example Sentence:
1  A gust of wind knocked/threw her off balance and she fell.
2  A sudden gust of cold wind made me shiver.
3  A gust of wind blew his hat off.
4  A sudden gust of wind blew his umbrella inside out.
5  A gust of wind made the candles flare.
6  A gust of wind blew the front door shut.
7  A sudden gust of wind blew his sunshade inside out.
8  A gust of wind pried loose a section of sheet-metal roofing.
9  One of the most destructive gusts in the northeastern Atlantic bore down on Ireland, unleashing strong winds and rain that killed at least three people.
10  The wind was blowing in gusts.