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Swell

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Swimming laterally across ocean swells
Ocean swells hitting the coast near the Huntington Beach pier. Photo by Allen J. Schaben of the Los Angeles Times

noun - Swells are long waves or a series of waves in the ocean that move continuously without breaking.

Usage

The swells caused the swimmers to rise and fall during the first half of the race.

Origin

Middle English swellen, from Old English swellan

Synonym

wave, ocean swell

Related Term

Swellunication

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