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billow

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of billow

  1. a moving ridge on the surface of water the great billows created by the ocean storm threatened to swamp the fishing boat Synonyms of billow wave, surge, swellWords Related to billow sea(s); surf; breaker, whitecap; comber, curl; riffle, ripple, wavelet; ground swell, roller; tidal wave, tsunami


billow

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of billow

  1. to extend outward beyond a usual point the curtains in the open windows billowed in the summer wind Synonyms of billow bag, balloon, beetle, belly, bulge, bunch, jut, overhang, poke, pooch [chiefly dialect], pouch, pout, project, protrude, stand out, start, stick out, swellWords Related to billow dome; blow up, inflate; dilate, distend, expand; mushroom, snowball; elongate, extend, lengthen, stretchNear Antonyms of billow compress, condense, constrict, contract, shrink



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