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a large sea wave

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rise up as if in waves

move with great difficulty

rise and move, as in waves or billows

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become inflated

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A FIRE destroyed a timber building at the site of an ex-servicemen's club in Birmingham, causing smoke to billow across the M6.
Smoke billows from the Norman Atlantic ferry in the Adriatic Sea.
Billows, of St Catherine's Close, also admitted two counts of supplying class A drugs and one count of possession with intent to supply.
Early Sunday morning: The Pearl Harbor diary of Amber Billows, Hawaii, 1941.
The billows of traveling dust disrupt air quality--creating hazy skies along their routes.
Deliverance from obscurity appears to arrive in the libidinous form of acting student Sasha (Kestie Morassi), whose father, Stan Billows (Kim Gyngell), is Melbourne's leading legit producer.
Typical of the Rural Studio capacity to elevate and transform everyday materials, the netting billows lightly like a low slung aviary, pulled and teased into sharp tensile peaks.
Ornamental pears are nothing but enormous billows of white flowers.
Missile attack: Smoke billows from the wrecked copter in Tikrit yesterday
INFERNO: Thick black smoke billows from New York's Staten Island oil terminal yesterday after a barge carrying petrol exploded
Smoke billows from the west entry of the tunnel on Highway 126 just east of Mapleton on Monday afternoon, while a volunteer firefighter rushes to help crews battling the fire inside.
She has argued that creatures in the Pacific Ocean might have reached the springs in the younger Atlantic by traveling along ridges, cracks from which magma billows to form new crust.
From the Catholic priest swinging incense-filled censors censers down the aisles of a church in Rome, to the billows of incense smoke that cloud and curl around the Buddha icons in a Buddhist temple in Thailand, to copal burning in a tribal ceremony in the rainforest -- we have been using incense to connect to divinity in almost every culture and class of society for as long as we can look back in time.
Smoke billows from | the garage where flames had soared 50 feet into the air Pics: ARWYN ROBERTS
Toon players returning to training were greeted by former Everton fitness guru Dave Billows on their first day back for pre-season.