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1. billow

verb. ['ˈbɪloʊ'] rise up as if in waves.

Synonyms

  • wallow
  • soar upwards
  • surge
  • soar
  • soar up
  • zoom

Antonyms

  • reduce
  • descend
  • linger
  • recede

Etymology

  • bylgja (Old Norse)

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Example sentences of the word billow


1. Noun, singular or mass
Remove the lid, taking care to avoid the billow of hot steam that will escape.

2. Verb, base form
Cover the head with a towel, and allow the steam to billow over the skin for 5-7 minutes.

2. billow

verb. ['ˈbɪloʊ'] become inflated.

Synonyms

  • reflate
  • balloon
  • expand

Antonyms

  • fall
  • ebb
  • worsen
  • decrease

Etymology

  • bylgja (Old Norse)

3. billow

noun. ['ˈbɪloʊ'] a large sea wave.

Synonyms

  • surge
  • moving ridge

Antonyms

  • clear up
  • brighten
  • reality

Etymology

  • bylgja (Old Norse)

4. billow

verb. ['ˈbɪloʊ'] rise and move, as in waves or billows.

Synonyms

  • blow up
  • heave
  • surge

Antonyms

  • stay
  • contract
  • obfuscate
  • generalize

Etymology

  • bylgja (Old Norse)

5. billow

verb. ['ˈbɪloʊ'] move with great difficulty.

Synonyms

  • go
  • locomote
  • travel

Antonyms

  • ride
  • follow
  • ascend
  • go

Etymology

  • bylgja (Old Norse)
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