Definition of Groundswells

1. Noun. (plural of groundswell) ¹



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Definition of Groundswells

1. groundswell [n] - See also: groundswell

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Groundswells

groundsheets
groundsill
groundsills
groundskeeper
groundskeepers
groundskeeping
groundsman
groundsmen
groundspeed
groundstaff
groundstate
groundstates
groundstroke
groundstrokes
groundswell
groundswells (current term)
groundswoman
groundswomen
groundward
groundwards
groundwater
groundwater level
groundwaters
groundwood
groundwoods
groundwork
groundworks
groundworm
groundworms
group

Literary usage of Groundswells

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1. Shore Processes and Shoreline Development by Douglas Wilson Johnson (1919)
"It is for this reason that storm waves are more apt to strike the shore at an oblique angle than are the groundswells which arrive during calm weather. ..."

2. Papers and Proceedings of the Surgeon General's Conference on Agricultural edited by Melvin L. Myers (1994)
"The point being made was that issue-specific political groundswells can build or fragment our public health system. A general consensus on the mission and ..."

3. Walt Whitman: His Life and Work by Bliss Perry (1906)
"Their poetry . . . being oceanic ... is troubled with violent groundswells and sudden perils of ebb and reflex, of shoal and reef, perplexing to the swimmer ..."

4. Walt Whitman by Bliss Perry (1906)
"Their poetry . . . being oceanic ... is troubled with violent groundswells and sudden perils of ebb and reflex, of shoal and reef, perplexing to the swimmer ..."

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