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billow

1. a large sea wave
2. a large atmospheric wave, usually in the lee of a hill
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The vessel ploughs through the billowy waters in onward progress, and the soul is left in silent harmony to enjoy the change.
But I didn't sit down very far away from her, though that soft and billowy couch was big enough, God knows
For a moment, in the billowy darkness inside the big landau, he caught the dim oval of a face, eyes shining steadily-- and she was gone.
Her gods and men call Aphrodite, and the foam-born goddess and rich-crowned Cytherea, because she grew amid the foam, and Cytherea because she reached Cythera, and Cyprogenes because she was born in billowy Cyprus, and Philommedes (9) because sprang from the members.
He was shabby and careless, with ink-stains on the sleeves of his jacket, and his cravat was large and billowy, under a chin shaped like the toe of an old boot.
A sinister loom as of a hidden conflagration lit up faintly from below the mist, falling upon a billowy and motionless sea of tiles and bricks.
Then--then--then--" pondered Hewet, as if to himself, "it would be an e-nor-mous world," he said, stretching his arms to their full width, as though even so they could hardly clasp the billowy universe, for when he was with Hirst he always felt unusually sanguine and vague.
Paul has also added striped suits, cut out dresses and gowns and billowy summer dresses that halter at the top and flow out at the hemline.
Kurtas with billowy sleeves, capris teamed with angarkhas and dupattas, while perky boleros added charm to kurtas sprinkled with silver details.
He may or may not be oblivious to a younger man who lurks in the foreground in an overgrown patch of rose bushes spying on the swinging woman from precisely the vantage required to see directly up her billowy dress.