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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Increasing in volume; Growing larger or bulkier ; Expanding by internal pressure or growth; Abnormal protuberance or localized enlargement.

Usage examples (38)
  • Verb (used without object) : Her ankles swelled from standing. ,The music swelled
  • Verb (used with object) : to swell a musical tone
  • Adjective : a swell hotel. ,a swell party
  • ` ` These kind of injuries, you always wait until the next day and see how the swelling is and just see how he reacts from it. '' for more
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