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Synonyms for billowˈbɪl oʊ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. billow, surge(verb)

    a large sea wave

    spate, billow, surge, upsurge, rush

  2. billow, wallow(verb)

    rise up as if in waves

    "smoke billowed up into the sky"

    rejoice, heave, inflate, wallow, balloon, triumph, surge, billow, welter

  3. billow(verb)

    move with great difficulty

    "The soldiers billowed across the muddy riverbed"

    wallow, heave, surge, inflate, balloon

  4. billow, surge, heave(verb)

    rise and move, as in waves or billows

    "The army surged forward"

    warp, buckle, scend, soar up, heave, gag, balloon, soar, zoom, pant, inflate, heft up, puff, wallow, gasp, heft, tide, billow, retch, surge, heave up, soar upwards

  5. balloon, inflate, billow(verb)

    become inflated

    "The sails ballooned"

    blow up, amplify, heave, inflate, wallow, expand, balloon, surge, billow

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. billow(n.)

    wave, surge, breaker

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