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verb as in surge

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Smoke billowed everywhere, while a few priests on stage chanted for peace.

No blue and white smoke billowed out at the appointment of a new Chief Rabbi, to succeed Lord Jonathan Sacks, last December.

Have you been compulsively checking to see if white smoke has billowed from the Sistine Chapel yet?

Dressed in his gray suit, he sat in stillness as the noxious fumes billowed into the cabin of his blue Chevy Chevelle.

Smoke from burning buildings and cars billowed through my grandmother's apartment on the famous Tariq al-Horreya.

Then as a thin cloud of dust billowed up from the fallen rocks, a vision of its war potential burst upon him.

Its great spread of canvas billowed over many new and novel attractions.

Selina had taken off her black lace pelisse, and from head to foot was in white, fine lawn, that billowed round the gilt chair.

Then a jet of steam and smoke burst from the funnel, while white clouds billowed from the neighbourhood of the cylinders.

The full sleeves billowed out, the black head-cloths hung down to a point.


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On this page you'll find 20 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to billowed, such as: undulate, bloat, bulge, roll, balloon, and rock.

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