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gust

noun [C] uk   /ɡʌst/ us  
a sudden strong wind: A sudden gust of wind blew his umbrella inside out.figurative She could hear gusts of laughter (= sudden, loud laughter) from within the room.

gust

verb [I] uk   /ɡʌst/ us  
to blow strongly: Winds gusting to 50 mph brought down power cables.
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