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synonyms for billowy

  • bouncing
  • bouncy
  • bulgy
  • distended
  • ebbing and flowing
  • heaving
  • puffy
  • rippling
  • rising
  • rising and falling
  • rolling
  • swelling
  • swirling
  • swollen
  • undulating
  • waving
  • wavy
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How to use billowy in a sentence

It blew out of the canyon-mouth like a gust from a chimney, rolling over and over in billowy masses.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
Had there been a thaw, the surface would have hardened, but now they were forced to move the logs through loose, billowy drifts.
THE GIRL FROM KELLER'SHAROLD BINDLOSS
The white steps were in tune with the billowy clouds, and the scarlet pillar-box at the corner had a friendly, human smile.
SINISTER STREET, VOL. 1COMPTON MACKENZIE
Forest and open country lay spread out beneath, extending away in billowy roll for miles upon miles into dim, misty distance.
FORGING THE BLADESBERTRAM MITFORD
Across rolling "downs" of soft, billowy snow we floundered for twenty-four miles, on the two following days.
THE HOME OF THE BLIZZARDDOUGLAS MAWSON
He made her his bow, plying a broad straw hat and a billowy handkerchief of tussore silk.
WHERE THE PAVEMENT ENDSJOHN RUSSELL
The trader sat back again, plying his billowy silk handkerchief.
WHERE THE PAVEMENT ENDSJOHN RUSSELL
Over the billowy grain, cloud shadows chase each other as if in play.
THE HARRIS-INGRAM EXPERIMENTCHARLES E. BOLTON
The smoke used to bank itself in a dense billowy black canopy over the town, and hide the sky from view.
LIFE ON THE MISSISSIPPI, COMPLETEMARK TWAIN (SAMUEL CLEMENS)
All these swept away in a vast billowy ocean of wilderness to become dim in the purple of distance.
TALES OF LONELY TRAILSZANE GREY
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WORDS RELATED TO BILLOWY

  • billowy
  • bloated
  • blown
  • bulgy
  • distended
  • distent
  • enlarged
  • expanded
  • full
  • increased
  • inflamed
  • inflated
  • puffed up
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.