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Adjective
Moving or flowing outwards with an undulating motion
“The motorway and bridge were closed as billowing smoke left visibility on the road at next to nothing.”
Adjective
(of clothing) Very loose-fitting, so as to hang away from the body
Adjective
Greater than average in size, amount, value or degree
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Adjective
Having a shape or cross-section like the cross-section of a pear
Noun
A slow, regular movement of the sea in rolling waves that do not break
“The motorway and bridge were closed as billowing smoke left visibility on the road at next to nothing.”
Verb
Present participle for to surge or roll in billows
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“After hours of watching the black smoke billow over the top of the mountain, we stood horrified as the flames made their appearance.”
Verb
Present participle for to protrude or extend outwardly
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“The blast of cold air that rushed in the scenery doors would cause the curtain to billow out from the stage.”
Verb
Present participle for to sway to and fro
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“Sometimes the wind would blow and the flags would billow and flutter pleasingly.”
Verb
Present participle for to move around or sideways unsteadily
Verb
Present participle for to increase in quantity, size, or degree
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