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- adj. Free from waves
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Free from waves; undisturbed; not agitated.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Free from waves; undisturbed; unagitated; still.
The civilian labourers, with their horsedrawn sledges, were beginning to arrive, each vehicle, as it appeared through the mist, resembling some ghostly fantastic craft cleaving a tedious path through a waveless ocean.
The BP oil spill could have happened on any surf-rich coastline instead of the mostly waveless gulf, making any of our local surf breaks uninhabitable for months or years.
On the waveless water the canoe stopped almost instantly, the hull turning gently toward shore.
So I have to imagine its waveless water lapping the shore.
The surface of the spring was smooth and waveless, but the water wasn't still; I could feel small stirrings, currents running through the body of the pool like nerve impulses.
Next Fall and Slipping illustrate that no marriage -- different-sex, same-sex -- is smooth sailing across a waveless sea, no day at the (gay or straight) beach.
I can and will resist it precisely because the so-called first wave of feminists in my country, women I know and invoke simply as Susan B. and Sojourner, still speak Truth to Power, in heroic yet life-size terms that are timeless, ageless, and if you'll pardon my pun, waveless.
Every American aircraft within range and capable of reconnaissance duty was now racing towards the now waveless continental United States to ascertain the full extent of the disaster.
"Daughter of Leda, in addition to my first letter I now send thee word not to despatch thy daughter to Euboea's embosomed wing, to the to the waveless bay of Aulis; for after all we wiltlelebrate our child's wedding at another time."
Now thou wert for hasting hence to the hills away to hunt wild beasts, and now thy yearning is to drive the steed over the waveless sands.
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