Thesaurus.com
Thesaurus / billow
FEEDBACK

EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB

The wave—a billow broken to atoms, yet still retaining all its weight and motive force—overwhelmed the boat and passed on.
Like the surging of an ocean billow, it seemed to sweep over her; and then suddenly she screamed, and sank back upon the pillow.
LOVE'S PILGRIMAGEUPTON SINCLAIR
Death rode those cold waters, and every billow was a yawning grave.
It came up like a sonorous billow, swelling as it advanced, and becoming more and more distinct.
The schooner washed her nose in a curving billow that came inboard and swept aft.
He is restless as the ocean, impelled by every contrary wind, and tossed about by every sportive billow.
He becomes restless as the ocean, impelled by every contrary wind, and tost about by every sportive billow.
With a great tumult the throng rose, a billow of life, the white handkerchiefs flying foam-like on its crest.
I seized him by the shoulder, forced him under as far as possible, and the enormous billow passed above our heads.
But God will make this billow of stormy centuries, that for him are but a drop in the ocean, float by.

WORDS RELATED TO BILLOW

Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

WORD OF THE DAY

boondogglenoun | [boon-dog-uh l, -daw-guh l]SEE DEFINITION