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Headwind

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  • Headwind is a wind that blows directly opposite of forward motion, or from the front. Headwind can also be used to describe anything that opposes growth or movement. It should always be spelled as one word, but can be singular or plural depending on context.

    The antonym for headwind is tailwind, which blows from behind or directly in line with forward motion. It can describe anything that promotes growth or movement.

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