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synonyms for waved

  • brandish
  • flap
  • flutter
  • fly
  • shake
  • swing
  • twirl
  • twist
  • wield
  • beckon
  • billow
  • coil
  • curl
  • direct
  • falter
  • flourish
  • flow
  • fluctuate
  • gesticulate
  • indicate
  • motion
  • oscillate
  • palpitate
  • pulsate
  • pulse
  • quaver
  • quiver
  • reel
  • ripple
  • seesaw
  • sign
  • signal
  • stir
  • stream
  • surge
  • sway
  • swell
  • swirl
  • swish
  • switch
  • tremble
  • undulate
  • vacillate
  • vibrate
  • wag
  • waggle
  • waver
  • whirl
  • wigwag
  • wobble
  • move to and fro
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antonyms for waved

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  • untwist
  • calm
  • leave alone
  • mislead
  • persist
  • remain
  • stay
  • steady
  • straighten
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How to use waved in a sentence

Uncle David nodded, and waved his hand, as on entering the door he gave them a farewell smile over his shoulder.
CHECKMATEJOSEPH SHERIDAN LE FANU
He rode easily, with a loose rein, and he waved his disengaged hand the instant he caught sight of the white faces.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
She waved a dissenting hand, and went on, paying no further heed to their renewed cries which sought to detain her.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
The crests of three tall palms immediately below him waved slightly in the rising wind.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
Rosemary shook her head doubtfully, and her falling hair of pale, shimmering gold waved like a wheat-field shaken by a breeze.
ROSEMARY IN SEARCH OF A FATHERC. N. WILLIAMSON
My self-appointed host, whose name was Goodell, waved me to a chair, and took one opposite.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
Our hero smiled as he waved his hand to his companions, and, turning away, was soon lost to sight among the bushes.
HUNTING THE LIONSR.M. BALLANTYNE
Again Wilkins shouted at the top of his voice, and waved his arms more frantically than before.
HUNTING THE LIONSR.M. BALLANTYNE
The lone pine on the stone cap of Gander Knob waved its farewell, and we clattered down the long slope into the great world.
THE SOLDIER OF THE VALLEYNELSON LLOYD
A white flag waved on the rampart, and the drums of the garrison beat the chamade.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
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WORDS RELATED TO WAVED

  • coiled
  • convoluted
  • corkscrew
  • crimped
  • crimpy
  • crinkling
  • crinkly
  • crisp
  • curled
  • curling
  • frizzed
  • frizzy
  • fuzzy
  • kinky
  • looped
  • permed
  • spiralled
  • waved
  • waving
  • wavy
  • winding
  • wound
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