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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Abnormally distended especially by fluids or gas.

Usage examples (34)
  • The most common approach to liposuction today, known as tumescent liposuction, is also considered the safest.
  • But "tumescent" staffs (Schlesinger's delicious description) seem normal to people with a weak sense of the past.
  • The procedure may be performed under general or local ( "tumescent") anesthesia.
  • They became positively tumescent in their presence. for more
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