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

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR RIPPLES

For a hundred yards the ripples broke in front of the clumsy craft.

That's like life—our everyday actions are so many pebbles—we have to accept the ripples.

When you drop a pebble in water, the ripples spread in all directions.

The ripples that spread out from the sun are called ether waves.

The first ripples of blue fire touched the ranks of Dio's men.

It came in bursts and ripples, and seemed that it would never end.

On the shingle where the ripples washed in lay a boat, half-beached.

Then he saw that the ripples of her hair were golden and his voice softened.

It has not acquired one permanent wrinkle after all its ripples.

Emotion passed over their features like ripples over a stream.