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Noun
Protuberant or abnormally distended
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“In these cases, the external auditory canal lacks cerumen and is lined by dry, hypertrophic skin with variable swelling and stenosis.”
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The action or state of enlarging or being enlarged
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The state of swelling caused by the congestion of blood vessels
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The state of being filled out so as to produce a rounded shape or figure
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A heaving or undulating motion, especially of a body of water
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Excess fluid retention causing swelling
Adjective
Jutting or projecting outwards
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Moving in an undulating or wavy motion
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Growing, increasing or expanding at a fast rate
Adjective
Able or tending to expand or dilate
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Formed by the accumulation of successive additions
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(archaic) In a late stage of pregnancy
Verb
Present participle for to become increasingly bloated or large in size
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“Hot air found its way into the balloon, which began to swell and rise out of the basket.”
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Present participle for to increase, or cause to increase, in amount, degree or value
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“Mr. Borda expected kangaroo numbers would swell again in September or October and predicted the state would not cope with more animals.”
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Present participle for to be filled with something, or be intensely affected by an emotion
“The thought of managing his own store someday made Glen swell with pride.”
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Present participle for to become or make louder in volume
“The great city was waking up, and the noise began to swell, like the roar of the sea.”
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Present participle for to physically rise and fall rhythmically or spasmodically
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Present participle for to teem, or be overrun or overflowing with
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Present participle for to cause inflammation to (one's skin)
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Present participle for to bend or turn in a curved direction or motion
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Present participle for to become excitedly upset or angry
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Present participle for to break out in blisters
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Present participle for to congratulate (oneself) proudly
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Present participle for to feel or show triumphant elation or jubilation
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Present participle for to make or become thick or thicker
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