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billow

noun

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(Entry 1 of 2)

a moving ridge on the surface of water
  • the great billows created by the ocean storm threatened to swamp the fishing boat

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billow

verb

Synonyms & Antonyms of billow (Entry 2 of 2)

to extend outward beyond a usual point
  • the curtains in the open windows billowed in the summer wind

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The first known use of billow was in 1552

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“Billow.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/billow. Accessed 23 Jan. 2021.

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