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    a gust / blast / rush of wind

    Which of the above expressions is more appropriate in the sentence:

    A sudden gust / blast / rush of wind threw him overboard.

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    Re: a gust / blast / rush of wind

    To me, gust; unless, that is, something other than the wind produced the 'blast' or 'rush'.

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