Definition of 'groundswell'
Example sentences containing 'groundswell'
To part company with him forms the groundswell of opinion.Times, Sunday Times (2006) The Sun (2013) Times, Sunday Times (2011)
At present there does not appear to be a groundswell of support for what would amount to a revolution.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
As a result, there has been a huge groundswell of support.Times, Sunday Times (2010) Times, Sunday Times (2008)
Clearly, there was no great groundswell of support for them in the game.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
The protest was the first open demonstration of discontent with the groundswell of anti-government frustration growing through social media sites.Times, Sunday Times (2012) Times, Sunday Times (2013) Christianity Today (2000)
She said that the judges had failed to take into account the huge groundswell of support their family had received since the court hearing in June.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
There is a groundswell of English support for Holland.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
But at last there is now a groundswell of enlightened opinion which says that Britain's present drugs laws are not working.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
Yet, whisper it softly, there is a groundswell of support for extending government control to other parts of the railway.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
Given such a groundswell of popular support, it may be little wonder that powerful forces in Westminster have endorsed the project.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
China's leaders have not forgotten that they were swept to power in 1949 on a groundswell of support from poor peasants.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
But because of the groundswell of opinion since we were given consent, we have decided to withdraw our plans, and will now consider alternative options.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
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