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  • a movement like that of a sudden occurrence or increase in a specified phenomenon
  • a hairdo that creates undulations in the hair
  • the act of signaling by a movement of the hand
  • (physics) a movement up and down or back and forth
  • one of a series of ridges that moves across the surface of a liquid (especially across a large body of water)
  • something that rises rapidly
  • a member of the women's reserve of the United States Navy; originally organized during World War II but now no longer a separate branch
  • a persistent and widespread unusual weather condition (especially of unusual temperatures)
  • an undulating curve


  • set waves in
  • signal with the hands or nod
  • twist or roll into coils or ringlets
  • move or swing back and forth
  • move in a wavy pattern or with a rising and falling motion


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Scrabble score for waves

Scrabble score = 11

generated at 17:03:57 on 22-11-19

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