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blown away

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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 barrier had been blown away to such a thinness that the pressure from above was sufficient to break it through.

    Winter Fun William O. Stoddard
  • Presently I must see to the roof, for some of the tiles have been blown away.

    Doctor Pascal Emile Zola
  • It seemed to me that a stronger breeze would have blown away the contamination which clung to the ship.

    The Shadow-Line Joseph Conrad
  • Yet the fog still cloaked everything and refused to be blown away.

    Keziah Coffin Joseph C. Lincoln
  • The roofs of several cattle and sheep-sheds were blown away, and every house in the neighbourhood suffered considerable damage.

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