Definition of 'windswept'
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For years farming saffron in the windswept plains of central Spain provided little in the way of return except backache. Times, Sunday Times (2016)They're the ones with a wild look in their eyes and windswept hair. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Riding along a windswept African beach is a truly thrilling experience. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Its beach is a windswept, wonderful spot. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Can't see the windswept look catching on. The Sun (2012)The official site for this forthcoming double-header has a suitably dirty and scratched look and disturbing windswept soundtrack. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Many of the fossils were found lying on the surface of a remote, windswept stretch of rock and dunes. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Everyone else just looks windswept. Times, Sunday Times (2007)After all, balloons defy gravity and bob around in the air, just like windswept hair. The Sun (2011)What's more romantic than a stroll on a windswept beach in November? Times, Sunday Times (2015)It is a bleak, forbidding place on a windswept plain, surrounded by wire fencing and patrolled by armed guards. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Running parallel to the steelworks is the sandy, windswept beach where fans come to see where scenes from Atonement were filmed. Times, Sunday Times (2010)It's opting to book into the windswept beach hut with outdoor shower for the same price as the five-star resort around the corner. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The inn has its own wine merchant and art gallery, but doesn't mind a bit if you march in off the moor looking windswept. Times, Sunday Times (2006)
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