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synonyms for billowed

  • undulate
  • balloon
  • belly
  • bloat
  • bounce
  • bulge
  • heave
  • pitch
  • ripple
  • rock
  • roll
  • swell
  • toss
  • wave
  • ebb and flow
  • puff up
  • rise and fall
  • rise up

antonyms for billowed

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  • shrink
  • stabilize
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How to use billowed in a sentence

Then as a thin cloud of dust billowed up from the fallen rocks, a vision of its war potential burst upon him.
RESTRICTED TOOLMALCOLM B. MOREHART
Its great spread of canvas billowed over many new and novel attractions.
DAVID LANNARCK, MIDGETGEORGE S. HARNEY
Selina had taken off her black lace pelisse, and from head to foot was in white, fine lawn, that billowed round the gilt chair.
THE RAKE'S PROGRESSMARJORIE BOWEN
Then a jet of steam and smoke burst from the funnel, while white clouds billowed from the neighbourhood of the cylinders.
THE HERO OF PANAMAF. S. BRERETON
The full sleeves billowed out, the black head-cloths hung down to a point.
SEA AND SARDINIAD. H. LAWRENCE
Beneath their ringing strokes the forests disappeared, and on the prairies waved the billowed seas of wheat and corn.
THE WORKS OF ROBERT G. INGERSOLL, VOL. 9 (OF 12)ROBERT G. INGERSOLL
Clouds of dense smoke billowed upward, their under surfaces vividly illuminated by the ruddy reflection of the leaping flames.
A CHINESE COMMANDHARRY COLLINGWOOD
Then there is the middle-sized bear whose bloomers, billowed by the wind, become a ridiculous fat woman cut off at the waist.
VIGNETTES OF SAN FRANCISCOALMIRA BAILEY
Even that was tainted, for a fried-fish shop across the way and a public-house next door billowed forth their nauseating odours.
SIMON THE JESTERWILLIAM J. LOCKE
A cloud of white smoke billowed above the clump of cedars at the bend of the track.
CY WHITTAKER'S PLACEJOSEPH C. LINCOLN
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