zephyr
[ zef-er ]
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Part of Speech noun
Origin + Etymology
late Old English zefferus, denoting a personification of the west wind, via Latin from Greek zephuros ‘(god of the) west wind’
Synonyms
  • breeze
  • wind
Antonyms
  • calm
Definition
a gentle, mild breeze
Example
The zephyr was so refreshing on the hot summer afternoon.
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