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Adjective: billowing  bi-low-ing
  1. Characterized by great swelling waves or surges
    "the restless billowing sea";
    - billowy, surging
Verb: billow  bi-low
  1. Rise up as if in waves
    "smoke billowed up into the sky";
    - wallow
  2. Move with great difficulty
    "The soldiers billowed across the muddy riverbed"
  3. Rise and move, as in waves or billows
    "The army billowed forward";
    - surge, heave
  4. Become inflated
    "The sails billowed";
    - balloon, inflate

See also: procellous [archaic], stormy

Type of: blow up, expand, go, inflate, locomote, move, soar, soar up, soar upwards, surge, travel, zoom

Encyclopedia: Billow