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/ ˈteɪlˌwɪnd /
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Words nearby tailwind
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Example sentences from the Web for tailwind
When Obama won Iowa in 2008, or Wisconsin, it felt like a presaging of November, like the candidate was riding a tailwind.Michael Tomasky: No Rest for Romney After a Win in the Michigan Primary|Michael Tomasky|February 29, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Mitt Romney blew into South Carolina on a New Hampshire tailwind and a Republican field that could do no right.
British Dictionary definitions for tailwind
/ (ˈteɪlˌwɪnd) /
a wind blowing in the same direction as the course of an aircraft or shipCompare headwind
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