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Verb: blow away
  1. [informal] Overcome with amazement
    - flabbergast, boggle, bowl over
     
  2. [informal] Kill by firing a gun
    - shoot, pip [informal], smoke [N. Amer, informal]
     
  3. [informal] Beat thoroughly and conclusively in a competition or fight
    - cream [informal], bat, clobber [informal], drub, thrash [informal], lick [informal], marmalise [Brit, informal], marmelise [Brit, informal], slaughter [informal], hammer [informal], marmelize [Brit, informal], smoke [N. Amer, informal], muller [Brit, informal], marmalize [Brit, informal], beat hollow [informal], tromp [N. Amer, informal], wipe the floor [informal], trounce, whale [N. Amer, informal], paste [informal]
     
  4. Be carried away by wind or other air current

Derived forms: blown away, blew away, blowing away, blows away

Type of: beat, beat out, crush, kill, shell, surprise, trounce, vanquish