Meaning : The undulating movement of the surface of the open sea.
Synonyms : crestless wave
Meaning : A rounded elevation (especially one on an ocean floor).
Meaning : A crescendo followed by a decrescendo.
Meaning : Increase in size, magnitude, number, or intensity.
The music swelled to a crescendo.
Meaning : Become filled with pride, arrogance, or anger.
The mother was swelling with importance when she spoke of her son.
Synonyms : puff up
Meaning : Come up (as of feelings and thoughts, or other ephemeral things).
Strong emotions welled up.
Smoke swelled from it.
Synonyms : well up
Meaning : Come up, as of a liquid.
Tears well in her eyes.
The currents well up.
Synonyms : well
Meaning : Cause to become swollen.
The water swells the wood.