Gust sentence example
The car rocked slightly with a gust of wind.
A gust of wind flung snow into her face.
The house groaned as a gust of wind bombarded it.
A gust of wind tore the hood from her head and snatched at her hair.
A sudden gust of wind circled them and whispered words in her mind.Advertisement
At any time a gust of wind could send the car over the cliff.
A gust of wind whipped at her full skirt and tossed her long blond curls into the air.
A gust of cold, night air swept past her, and she hurried out.
A gust of wind delivered the smell of raindrops on parched soil.
It was with a machine of the latter type that he was upset by a sudden gust of wind and killed in 1896.Advertisement
The old house groaned with each gust of wind, but it felt like a happy house.
A cold gust of wind asked why she was standing out here alone.
She followed him out on the porch, gasping as a gust of cold wind met them.
A gust of pine and jet fuel scented wind whipped by her.
He too made several hundred glides in safety; but finally was thrown over by a gust of wind and killed in 1899.Advertisement
A cold gust of wind ripped brittle brown leaves from the limbs of old oak tree, tossing them carelessly in front of the headstone below.
You know, the days when you feel so brittle, like a slightest gust of wind might knock you down.
And at that moment, though the day was still, a light gust of wind blowing over the army slightly stirred the streamers on the lances and the unfolded standards fluttered against their staffs.
It was often windy with gust of 51 knots at Charterhall on the 24th.
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In the drafty homes of the past one's light could be extinguished by a door opening or particularly strong gust of wind.
Not only are they undetectable, but a gust of wind won't ruin your day or leave you looking exposed, particularly if you choose a sporty style fashioned in microfiber.
A gust of wind blew through the window causing the small stick used as a prop to drop to the floor, and the window closed with a bang.
I think a gust of wind got it started and then the edge of the cliff gave way.
One prospector catches a brief glimpse of his card when it's blown overboard by a sudden gust of wind.Advertisement
The lorry was caught by a gust of wind and blown through a barrier at the side of the bridge.
I begin to fade out of... A sudden gust of wind stings rain into the backs of my legs.
Nonetheless, about halfway home a sudden and vicious gust of wind literally stopped me in my tracks.
The wind was blowing a strong gust from the east.
A freak gust of wind could wrench him high above the hills in an instant.
The 93 mph gust measured at Glasgow Airport was more typical of lower elevations.
The maximum wind gust speed recorded in the month was 37 mph on 9 th.
The burning straw bales, however, were caught by a freak gust of wind and created an inferno of intense heat.
The two great merits of this anemometer are its simplicity and the absence of a wind vane; on the other hand it is not well adapted to leaving a record on paper of the actual velocity at any definite instant, and hence it leaves a short but violent gust unrecorded.
The wind snapped free of its bonds, nearly tearing her from his grip with its first gust.
A sudden gust of wind ruffled the leaves of the trees, creating a sound much like the surf.
A violent gust strikes the plate, which is driven back and carried by its own momentum far past the position in which a steady wind of the same force would place it; by the time the motion has reached the pen it has been greatly exaggerated by the springiness of the connexion, and not only is the plate itself driven too far back, but also its position is wrongly recorded by the pen; the combined errors act the same way, and more than double the real maximum pressure may be indicated on the chart.
In this arrangement a catch is provided so that the plate being once driven back by the wind cannot return until released by hand; but the catch does not prevent the plate being driven back farther by a gust stronger than the last one that moved it.
On the second day the issue was doubtful till, if we may trust the concurrent testimony of all the contemporary church historians, a sudden gust of wind blew back the enemy's arrows on themselves.
It is indeed true that to thousands the hope of acquiring spiritual merit must have been a great motive; it is also true, as the records of crusading sermons show, that there was a strong element of "revivalism" in the Crusades, and that thousands were hurried into taking the cross by a gust of that uncontrollable enthusiasm which is excited by revivalist meetings to-day.