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Princeton's WordNet

  1. upwind, against the wind, into the windadverb

    in the direction opposite to the direction the wind is blowing

    "they flew upwind"

    Synonyms:
    leeward, upwind, into the wind

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How to use against the wind in a sentence?

  1. Henry Ford:

    When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it.

  2. Winston Churchill:

    Kites rise highest against the wind---not with it.

  3. Buddhist:

    If you injure a harmless person, the evil will fall back upon you, like light dust thrown up against the wind.

  4. Napoleon I:

    To Robert Fulton: What, sir, would you make a ship sail against the wind and currents by lighting a bonfire under her deck? I pray you excuse me, I have no time to listen to such nonsense.

  5. Douglas Thisera:

    People who live near mangroves tell us the trees act as a buffer against the wind and heavy rains, breaking their intensity just before they make landfall.

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