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Sunday, April 22, 2001

undulant

\UN-juh-lunt; UN-dyuh-\ , adjective;
1.
Resembling waves in form, motion, or occurrence.
Quotes:
Finally he stood and moved to the side of the craft that had edged up to the freighter, his feet planted wide against the undulant rocking and swaying of the current.
-- Tom Clancy and Martin Greenberg, Ruthless.com
The undulant landscape looks serene in every direction.
-- Frances Mayes, Under The Tuscan Sun
Origin:
Undulant is from Late Latin undula, "a small wave," diminutive of Latin unda, "wave."
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