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The trees creak in the wind, the air smells of purity, and my eyes jump among the beckoning billows of untracked powder.

Fleeing residents screamed and moments later an ambulance sped toward the billowing smoke.

“With a gun in my hand, I wept,” he says, eyes red and cigarette smoke billowing.

Workers on the iron horse shoveled coal into a boiler, which propelled the engine and sent steam and smoke billowing into the sky.

There was a sense of ease in the loose white shirt-dresses, billowing skirts, and roomy pajama pants.

There were no billowing sheets or dramatic scores to lead them through it.

The white road lay like a carelessly flung thread on the billowing plateau land.

There was an instant of quiet, then dust spurted from the deep hole, followed by billowing clouds of pulverized rock.

From where Tam hung he could see billowing smoke clouds appear in every direction.

They fell backwards in a sudden expansion of rubbery wings, as though they had stumbled into billowing dark canvas.

They leapt athwart clouds of smoke which drove, billowing, across the sky, sprayed by showers of sparks.


On this page you'll find 50 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to billowing, such as: floppy, oversize, roomy, bulging, droopy, and flabby.

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