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blown away

adjective

Overwhelmed; extremely impressed: We were blown away by her beauty

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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  • The frolic with the child seemed to have blown away a fog from between them.

    The Spenders Harry Leon Wilson
  • The sides of this hill he covered with a layer of bricks that the sand might not be blown away.

    Ancient Man Hendrik Willem van Loon
  • Presently I must see to the roof, for some of the tiles have been blown away.

    Doctor Pascal Emile Zola
  • Yet the fog still cloaked everything and refused to be blown away.

    Keziah Coffin Joseph C. Lincoln
  • His hands had been blown away by a dynamite cartridge while fishing in some lagoon.

    Within the Tides Joseph Conrad

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