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Meaning of GROUND SWELL

Pronunciation:  grawnd swel

 
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 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a broad and deep undulation of the ocean
  2. [n]  an obvious change of public opinion or political sentiment that occurs without leadership or overt expression; "there was a ground swell of antiwar sentiment"
 
 Synonyms: heavy swell
 
 See Also: crestless wave, swell, transition

 

 

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 Related Terms: billow, bore, breakers, chop, choppiness, chopping sea, coalition, comb, comber, communist front, dirty water, eagre, front, grass-roots movement, gravity wave, heave, heavy sea, heavy swell, lift, lop, movement, peak, political front, popple, popular front, riffle, ripple, rise, roll, roller, rough water, scend, sea, send, surf, surge, swell, tidal bore, tidal wave, tide wave, trough, tsunami, undulation, water wave, wave, wavelet, white horses, whitecaps
 

 

 

 

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