Synonyms for billowing


1. billow, wallow, soar, soar up, soar upwards, surge, zoom
usage: rise up as if in waves; "smoke billowed up into the sky"
2. billow, travel, go, move, locomote
usage: move with great difficulty; "The soldiers billowed across the muddy riverbed"
3. billow, surge, heave, inflate, blow up
usage: rise and move, as in waves or billows; "The army surged forward"
4. balloon, inflate, billow, expand
usage: become inflated; "The sails ballooned"


1. billowy, billowing(prenominal), surging, stormy (vs. calm)
usage: characterized by great swelling waves or surges; "billowy storm clouds"; "the restless billowing sea"; "surging waves"
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