They are in circumstances in which the ripple passes into the wavelet, and the wavelet into the billow.
Act at first as though every wavelet would surely swamp you.
The result was that the eye saw nothing of the water or the wavelet, but caught only the brilliant glow.
Again a wavelet, and another, and another flowed over the stone, and wetted both the prince's knees; but he did not speak or move.
A wavelet splashed up against the clay on which they were standing.
For every wavelet of land upon the surface of the Boer States, a hundred great billows stand up in Natal.
Every wavelet on the waters hushed itself asleep, and the whole surface of the lake was as a sea of polished glass.
Second base was in the wavelet which lapped the beach, with third base opposite first.
Her voice was curiously soft, without the least ring or even suggestion of firmness; warm and yielding as a summer wavelet.
He felt himself caught in a mighty eddy, bearing he knew not whither; he, one wavelet amid the sea's myriads.
A small wave; a ripple. See more at wave.