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  Words related to billow

Related / Similar Words: surge, balloon, inflate, heave, wallow

 

Definition:
  • a large sea wave;
  • become inflated; "The sails ballooned";
  • rise and move, as in waves or billows; "The army surged forward";
  • rise up as if in waves; "smoke billowed up nto the sky";
  • move with great difficulty; "The soldiers billowed across the muddy riverbed";

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    Hyponyms: reflate, cloud

     

    Derivational Morphology: scend, surge, tide, heave, inflation, heaving, rush, spate, upsurge

     

     
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