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 Meanings and Examples of UNDULATE
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
undulate
 a.  having a wavy margin and rippled surface
 v.  stir up (water) so as to form ripples
Classic Sentence: (34 in 3 pages)
1  But lazily undulating in the trough of the sea, and ever and anon tranquilly spouting his vapoury jet, the whale looked like a portly burgher smoking his pipe of a warm afternoon.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 61. Stubb Kills a Whale.
2  So rapid was the progress of the light vessels, that the lake curled in their front, in miniature waves, and their motion became undulating by its own velocity.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 20
3  There was about it an undulating and aerial grace, such as one might dream of for some mythic and allegorical being.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIV
4  She was always in motion, always with a half smile on her rosy mouth, flying hither and thither, with an undulating and cloud-like tread, singing to herself as she moved as in a happy dream.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIV
5  There she stood, so slender, so elegant, so airy and undulating in all her motions, her lace scarf enveloping her like a mist.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVI
6  Yeobright searched his desk, and taking out a sheet of tissue-paper unfolded from it two or three undulating locks of raven hair, which fell over the paper like black streams.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 6: 4 Cheerfulness Again Asserts Itself at Blooms-End, and Clym Finds His
7  "It is a wonderful place, the moor," said he, looking round over the undulating downs, long green rollers, with crests of jagged granite foaming up into fantastic surges.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In Chapter 7. The Stapletons of Merripit House
8  Here and there water shone like silver, and beyond, the land rose into blue undulating hills, and so faded into the serenity of the sky.
The Time Machine By H. G. Wells
Get Context   In V
9  To the north-eastward, the glare of snow lay under the starlight of the sable sky and I could see an undulating crest of hillocks pinkish white.
The Time Machine By H. G. Wells
Get Context   In XI
10  Then Jean Valjean, like all the sorry fugitives who are seeking to evade the vigilance of the law and social fatality, pursued an obscure and undulating itinerary.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER XI—NUMBER 9,430 REAPPEARS, AND COSETTE WINS IT IN...
11  They saw a glistening density of bayonets undulating above the barricade.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 14: CHAPTER III—GAVROCHE WOULD HAVE DONE BETTER TO ACCEPT ENJ...
12  Thus every now and then he saw in fancy amid the sailors, seated on a rock, or undulating in the vessel, one of the shadows which had shared his dream with looks and kisses.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 32. The Waking.
13  She had an undulating, but oftentimes a sharp and irregular movement.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In XXII. THE PROCESSION
14  The country rolled away in long undulations, south towards the Peak, east towards Mansfield and Nottingham.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 11
15  And he was helpless, as the penis in slow soft undulations filled and surged and rose up, and grew hard, standing there hard and overweening, in its curious towering fashion.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 14
Example Sentence:
1  As we travel south, the countryside begins to undulate as the rolling hills sweep down to the riverbanks.
2  We soon see a field of wheat undulate in the breeze.
3  The Hilo Hula Festival was an undulating sea of grass skirts.