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English adjective: undulate

1. undulate having a wavy margin and rippled surface


Similarsmooth


Antonymsrough


English verb: undulate

1. undulate (motion) stir up (water) so as to form ripples


Synonymscockle, riffle, ripple, ruffle


Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)flow, flux


Entailfold, fold up, turn up

2. undulate (stative) occur in soft rounded shapes


SamplesThe hills rolled past.


Synonymsroll


Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Something is ----ing PP

3. undulate (motion) move in a wavy pattern or with a rising and falling motion


SamplesThe curtains undulated.
The waves rolled towards the beach.


Synonymsflap, roll, wave


Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)move


Narrower (hyponym)luff

4. undulate (change) increase and decrease in volume or pitch, as if in waves


SamplesThe singer's voice undulated.


Pattern of useSomething ----s


Broader (hypernym)change









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