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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To grow or cause to grow in size. Also: Excellent; wonderful.

Usage examples (34)
  • When I give a man an office, I watch him carefully to see whether he is swelling or growing.
  • What's the long term swell forecast for this winter?
  • HURRAY – looks like a grassroots swell is a-comin '!!!
  • If you hear the word swell, it doesn't mean that Wally and the Beaver are on board. for more
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