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  • adj. undulating

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Undulating; undulatory.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Undulating; rising and falling in waves or like waves.


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  • He leaned almost on the neck of the mare, which, as I knew, must close the wound; and the light of his eyes was quite different, and the pain of his forehead unstrung itself, as if he felt the undulous readiness of her volatile paces under him.

    Lorna Doone

  • For marvellous was the ease and beauty with which these ships went through their nautical movements; now as in chase of each other, now approaching as in conflict, veering off, darting aside, threading as it were a harmonious maze, gliding in and out, here, there, with the undulous celerity of the serpent.

    Pausanias, the Spartan The Haunted and the Haunters, an Unfinished Historical Romance

  • A long, dark, undulous furrow came moving along the waters, nearer and nearer, till the vast head of the reptile emerged -- its jaws bristling with fangs, and its dull eyes fixing themselves hungrily on the spot where I sat motionless.

    The Coming Race

  • Beyond stretch undulous pastures, studded not only with sheep, but with herds of cattle, which my speculative predecessor had bred from parents of famous stock, and imported from England at mighty cost; but as yet the herds had been of little profit, and they range their luxuriant expanse of pasture with as little heed.

    A Strange Story — Volume 07

  • We walked on for some minutes in musing silence, and the rude log-hut in which my wise companion had his home came in view, -- the flocks grazing on undulous pastures, the lone drinking at a watercourse fringed by the slender gum-trees, and a few fields, laboriously won from the luxuriant grassland, rippling with the wave of corn.

    A Strange Story — Volume 07


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