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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Abnormally expanded or increased in size; Abnormally distended especially by fluids or gas; Overfull with water; Characteristic of false pride.

Usage examples (36)
  • swollen rivers and creeks
  • "Look at how my mouth sticks out," he said of what he described as his swollen face.
  • There are pictures of me as a child with my eye all swollen from a bug bite.
  • He was home last night, still a little druggy and his mouth is very swollen from the surgery and packing. for more
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