All Noun Verb
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  • No ripples to mark the place where she has been received by the sea! Cited from Children of the Market Place, by Edgar Lee Masters
  • He felt the ripples upon his face and heard their separate sounds as they struck. Cited from The Collected Works of Ambrose Bierce, Vol. II, by Ambrose Bierce
  • The bottom of the lake we cannot see, because its surface is covered with ripples.
  • Are all ripples on life due to women at the bottom of the matter? Cited from The Daredevil, by Maria Thompson Daviess
  • He had never heard a voice so low and sweet and filled with bird-like ripples of music. Cited from The Grizzly King, by James Oliver Curwood
  • They circle around one the way ripples circle around a stone that has fallen into the water. Cited from A Thousand and One Afternoons in Chicago, B. Hecht
  • He passed his hand across the ripples of her hair. Cited from The Lilac Sunbonnet, by S.R. Crockett
  • At length, towards night, a few ripples were seen on the water. Cited from The Three Admirals, by W.H.G. Kingston
  • If you follow these, you would present ripples of good and enjoyable music.
  • If such ripples do not express a still and lake-like life, I do not know what would. Cited from George Bernard Shaw, by Gilbert K. Chesterton
  • I could see by the ripples that a counter-current had set in. Cited from Sailing Alone Around The World, by Joshua Slocum
  • It's so pretty where it ripples past that old tree. Cited from Grace Harlowe's Problem, by Jessie Graham Flower
  • Then the faces disappeared, leaving little ripples on the surface of the water. Cited from The Sea Fairies, by L. Frank Baum [LFB#20]
  • Only the ripples told where they had been standing. Cited from The Tale of Nimble Deer, by Arthur Scott Bailey
  • They are no more than the ripples which one's ego a face! Cited from A Thousand and One Afternoons in Chicago, B. Hecht
  • Then no ripples, but the water is as still as glass. Cited from Nerves and Common Sense, by Annie Payson Call
  • Then he saw that the ripples of her hair were golden and his voice softened. Cited from The Damsel and the Sage, by Elinor Glyn
  • Another one of them featured the animals closer together, leaving circular ripples on the lake surface.
  • Grade/Class I can be described as slightly moving water with ripples.
  • How dainty the ripples about their feet, and how clear the water! Cited from The Value of a Praying Mother, by Isabel C. Byrum
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Root form of ripples is ripple for both verb and noun.

Words starting with ripples

Meaning of ripples

  • noun A small wave on the surface of a liquid
  • noun (electronics) an oscillation of small amplitude imposed on top of a steady value
  • verb Stir up (water) so as to form ripples
  • verb Flow in an irregular current with a bubbling noise
    babbling brooks