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Synonyms for wave

Synonyms for wave

to move to and fro vigorously and usually repeatedly

to move or cause to move about while being fixed at one edge

to move (one's arms or wings, for example) up and down

to wield boldly and dramatically

to have or cause to have a curved or sinuous form or surface

Synonyms for wave

one of a series of ridges that moves across the surface of a liquid (especially across a large body of water)

a movement like that of a sudden occurrence or increase in a specified phenomenon

something that rises rapidly

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the act of signaling by a movement of the hand

a hairdo that creates undulations in the hair

an undulating curve

a persistent and widespread unusual weather condition (especially of unusual temperatures)

a member of the women's reserve of the United States Navy

signal with the hands or nod

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move or swing back and forth

move in a wavy pattern or with a rising and falling motion

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twist or roll into coils or ringlets

References in classic literature ?
Just when I have given up all hope, a wave retires and leaves me sprawling like a star-fish on the sand, and I get up and look back and find that I've been swimming for my life in two feet of water.
Media: The decision by the Federal Communications Commission to relax its rules on media-ownership is bound to unleash a wave of activity.
However, if the Cisco plan succeeds the field would be open for a wave of newcomers to exploit the potential of open digital IP platforms to support successive waves of device innovation, transforming today's competitive environment.