a slight wave on the surface of waterthe ripples on the sea's calm surface
The problem has created economic ripples.
Her lawyers said she understood the consequences of her actions.
This is the result of eating too much fatty food.
a right-wing backlash
The arrests were a direct sequel to the investigations.
It was an incident which had repercussions.
The statement is likely to have strong reverberations.
The news sent a ripple of excitement through the Security Council.
to form ripples or flow with a waving motionThrow a pebble in a pool and it ripples.
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in the sense of babble
(of streams) to make a low murmuring sounda brook babbling only yards from the door
in the sense of backlash
a sudden and adverse reactiona right-wing backlash
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Life on the edge
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