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synonyms for shock wave

  • compression wave
  • seismic wave
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But to wave this discourse of Heathens, how many self-contradicting principles are there held among Christians?
THE LIFE AND MOST SURPRISING ADVENTURES OF ROBINSON CRUSOE, OF YORK, MARINER (1801)DANIEL DEFOE
The wave-like movement of these animals is particularly graceful and cleverly done.
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While you were admiring the long roll of the wave, a sudden spray would be dashed over you, and make you catch your breath!
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"Yes," said Punch, lifted up in his father's arms to wave good-bye.
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"I've brought ye thet Injun I wuz tellin' ye uv," she said, with a wave of her hand toward Alessandro.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
The leaves were motionless, the river crept past without a murmur, the dark hills rose out of the distant desert like a wave.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
Like an electric shock, the well-known chords of the Tragala aroused his hearers—every one crowded round the singer.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 60, NO. 372, OCTOBER 1846VARIOUS
The violent shock dazed Malcolm for a second, but all might yet have been well were it not for an unavoidable accident.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
He swam with her upon the summit of the breaking Wave, lifted upon its crest, swept onward irresistibly.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
The wave of religious fanaticism sweeping over the land might recede as rapidly as it had risen.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
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WORDS RELATED TO SHOCK WAVE

  • earthquake wave
  • shock wave
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