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billow

bil·low

billow

 
pronunciation:
bI lo
parts of speech:
noun, verb
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part of speech: noun
definition: a large wave in the ocean; swell.
Billows formed as the storm grew stronger.
synonyms:
surge, swell, wave
similar words:
breaker, crest, roll
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: billowed, billowing, billows
definition: to move in billows; rise and swell.
Smoke billowed from the chimney.
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synonyms:
roll, surge, swell
similar words:
balloon, heave, rise, wax
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