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Noun
A small wave or series of waves on the surface of water, especially as caused by a slight breeze or an object dropping into it
“I'm sitting next to her on the rock now, and we are both watching the water ripple in the breeze.”
Noun
The resultant occurrence
“The problem has created economic ripples.”
Noun
A sudden rush or wave of a feeling or emotion
“The news sent a ripple of excitement through the Security Council.”
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The regular throbbing of the heart, an artery etc.
Noun
A gurgling sound
Noun
A long body of water curling into an arched form and breaking on the shore
Noun
A sudden occurrence of or increase in a phenomenon, feeling or emotion
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Any of various edible European bivalve mollusks, of the family Cardiidae, having heart-shaped shells
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A loud repeated or reverberating sound of thunder or laughter
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A sudden and brief spell of an activity or sensation
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A soft, muffled crackling sound like that made by the movement of dry leaves or paper
Verb
To move like the undulating surface of a body of water
“The trees and bushes around her began to rustle and the water began to ripple again, like some unseen being was swimming.”
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To move or cause to move in a rhythmic, flapping motion
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To flow in a stream
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To move or proceed with a given movement or momentum
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To move in a twisting or spiraling pattern
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Play over with fire
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Disturb the smoothness or tranquillity of
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To make a soft rustling or murmuring sound
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To resonate
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To wear away or cause damage through applied friction
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