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Synonyms for billow
ˈbɪl oʊ

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  1. billow, surgeverb

    a large sea wave

    Synonyms:
    spate, surge, upsurge, rush

  2. billow, wallowverb

    rise up as if in waves

    "smoke billowed up into the sky"

    Synonyms:
    rejoice, heave, inflate, wallow, balloon, triumph, surge, welter

  3. billowverb

    move with great difficulty

    "The soldiers billowed across the muddy riverbed"

    Synonyms:
    wallow, heave, surge, inflate, balloon

  4. billow, surge, heaveverb

    rise and move, as in waves or billows

    "The army surged forward"

    Synonyms:
    warp, buckle, scend, soar up, heave, gag, balloon, soar, zoom, pant, inflate, heft up, puff, wallow, gasp, heft, tide, retch, surge, heave up, soar upwards

  5. balloon, inflate, billowverb

    become inflated

    "The sails ballooned"

    Synonyms:
    blow up, amplify, heave, inflate, wallow, expand, balloon, surge

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  1. billownoun

    Synonyms:
    wave, surge, breaker

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