from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Resembling, or in the nature of, waves; having a wavy surface; undulatory.
  • adjective (Bot.) Waved obtusely up and down, near the margin, as a leaf or corolla; wavy.
  • adjective (Zoöl.) Formed with elevations and depressions resembling waves; having wavelike color markings.

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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of undulate.


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  • His hot gaze scorched her as she undulated against his fingers.

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