noun as in wave
I thought that the dreadful roll of an avalanche or the heaving ground-swell of an earthquake had been easier to bear.
They fell on the ear of Michael Sunlocks like the ground-swell of a distant sea.
Then Flosi said they must be near some land, and that this was a ground-swell.
Small moths flew in and out, and like a distant ground swell came the noise of the fevered town.
The water here in the lee was as smooth as black glass, save for the little ground-swell that rocked the outer end of the craft.
On this page you'll find 52 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to ground swell, such as: grassroots movement, middle america, and suburbia.
From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.