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  • adj. Resembling the periodic tides of the sea.


tide +‎ -like (Wiktionary)


  • And it kept on coming, seemingly gallons of it, in a red dump that literally sounded tidelike as it splashed against the floor.

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  • The shluppish whisper, continuous as seawash round the globe, tidelike falls and rises with the circuit of dawn and dusk.

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  • Outside, the wind ran high in the forest, breaking and sweeping tidelike over the reefs of treetops.

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  • Hakon Kornstad's saxophone makes a welcome return, yet never overpowers the undulating tidelike groove.



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