Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Swelled like a billow.
- v. Simple past tense and past participle of billow.
“Dresses billowed from the bust, ruched at the hip and dipped dizzily above and below the knee — all in wonderful silks, satins and taffetas.”
“Smoke billowed from the fatal wound a rocketeer had scored in its armor.”
“Via ABCNEWS: BELGRADE (Reuters) - Smoke billowed from the American embassy in Belgrade after scores of protesters broke into the building on Thursday, cheered on by crowds outside, in a protest at U.S. support for Kosovo's independence ....”
“From the top one of the ridges such as billowed like swells of the sea that gray-green, treeless plain, Morgan looked back.”
“billowed" in -- which seems to be the word to express it -- he came with such a rush and tide of life.”
“Agence France-Presse/Getty Images Smoke billowed from the U.N. office after protesters attacked the compound.”
“Fire, smoke, and chunks of concrete billowed out from the villa's walls.”
“A pillar of black smoke from a burning heap of tires ignited by the bombardment billowed over the port, and nearby the charred shells of some 250 brand new cars, all torched in the shelling, smoldered.”
“Love billowed through him, but he didn't know if it was a cat's love or a brother's love.”
“Rajesh Kumar Singh/Associated Press People ran for cover as dust billowed when a helicopter carrying Bharatiya Janata Party leader Lal Krishna Advani took off after an election rally in Faizabad, Uttar Pradesh, Saturday.”
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Meant to be added to the word 'in' example 'burst in'
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