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See definition of ripple on Dictionary.com
  • nounwave; wrinkle
  • verbwave

synonyms for ripple

  • billow
  • breaker
  • crest
  • curl
  • fold
  • furrow
  • line
  • rippling
  • rush
  • surge
  • swell
  • tide
  • undulation
  • whitecap
See also synonyms for: rippleless / ripples / rippling
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Those ripples are called gravitational waves, or sometimes gravity waves.
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In the United States, the news that Kai Sotto, the 65th-ranked player in the high school class of 2020, would be joining the NBA’s G League caused barely a ripple.
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To look past the line-item spending and into the core concern — the economic price tag thrust onto society and its ripple effects.
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If vCA1 cells are the tiny ripples after throwing a rock into water, then the additional wave circuit around them are the rippling waves.
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Add gravitons into the mix, however, and you add a new motion on top of the usual ripples in space-time.
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Every set of changes comes with an additional ripple effect of considerations that need to be applied across our system and negotiated with our employee union groups.
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As are the ripple effects — in addition to the rise in shopping at traditional grocery stores.
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This was said with a comical air of doubt, and a half smile, which sent a ripple of laughter over the charming face.
THE WORLD BEFORE THEMSUSANNA MOODIE
All was silent; a fresh breeze swept over the clear lake whose every ripple had the gracious curve of a smile.
HONEY-BEEANATOLE FRANCE
He thought he heard the ripple of waves on a sunlit shore, and of wide-spreading trees which grew close to the edge of the sea.
THE EVERLASTING ARMSJOSEPH HOCKING
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WORDS RELATED TO RIPPLE

  • cadence
  • cadency
  • measure
  • meter
  • oscillation
  • palpitation
  • pressure
  • pulsation
  • pulse
  • quake
  • quiver
  • rhyme
  • rhythm
  • ripple
  • surge
  • swell
  • swing
  • throb
  • thump
  • tick
  • undulation
  • vibration
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