Swell synonyms

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To cause to become greater in size, amount, degree, etc.; add to; augment
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Arousing desire; pleasing, attractive, etc.
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Carefully or delicately made or done:
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To increase the capacity of; to expand; to give free scope or greater scope to; also, to dilate, as with joy, affection, etc.
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To allow (something) to develop or increase by a natural process:
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To swell or bend outward; protrude or project
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(Reflexive, archaic) To extend; to stretch out; to spread out.
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(By extension) Exceptionally good.
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To speak or write at great length on a subject; expatiate.
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To change (something) from a smaller form and/or size to a larger one.
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To inflate with air.
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(Intransitive) To increase or expand rapidly.
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To breathe in a swelling, inflated, or pompous manner; hence, to assume importance.
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To enlarge an object by pushing air (a gas) into it; to raise or expand abnormally
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To criticise severely.
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To fall suddenly or with full impact
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(Intransitive) to become rounder, plumper
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(Intransitive): To have one's physique expand with maturity or with surplus weight.
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To swell or cause to swell.
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Outstandingly good of its kind; of exceptional merit, virtue, etc.
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Having the shape of or resembling a bulb, bloated.
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Very good; better than expected but not as good as could be.
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(Biology) gravid.
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Dignified in conduct or appearance:
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Pertaining to, or afflicted with, dropsy.
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(Medicine) Afflicted with edema
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(Informal) Excellent; fine; first-rate
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Carrying developing young or eggs:
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(Botany, zoology) Made thick or thicker; swelled out at some particular part, like the antennae of certain insects.
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That becomes swollen, especially upon exposure to heat
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Of or like a node or nodes
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Characterized by or having many nodes or protuberances; jointed or knobby at intervals.
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Of or relating to a nodule or nodules.
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(Archaic) Characterized by pomp or stately display:
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Expanded by or as if by internal pressure; distended:
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Causing or tending to cause swelling
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Somewhat tumid.
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Swollen; distended. Used of a body part or organ.
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Becoming turgid or swollen; swelling
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Swollen or distended, as from a fluid; bloated:
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That undulates, or that causes undulations
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(Anatomy) A natural outgrowth, swelling or enlargement, usually of an organism; A protuberance on a bone.
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(Music) a compositional technique where the composer lengthens the melody by multiplying the length of each note by the same number
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(Uncountable) The water accumulated in the bilge, the bilge water.
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(Figuratively) A gradual increase of anything, especially to a dramatic climax.
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(Medicine) An excessive accumulation of serous fluid in tissue spaces or a body cavity.
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(Geog.) Height above sea level; altitude
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(Economics) An increase in the general level of prices or in the cost of living.
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(Uncountable) the process of swelling up or the condition of being swollen
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(Anatomy) A small mass or lump of body tissue that either occurs naturally, as in the case of lymph nodes, or is a result of disease.
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The state of being nodose
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A small, knoblike outgrowth found on the roots of many legumes, such as alfalfa, beans, and peas. Nodules grow after the roots have been infected with nitrogen-fixing bacteria of the genus Rhizobium.
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A bulge, knob, swelling, spine or anything that protrudes.
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The amount of material extending from waist to crotch in a pair of trousers or shorts.
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The state of being swollen.
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A small rounded projection, swelling, or lump, as on the roots of legumes or on bodily tissue, especially the cluster of inflammatory cells that form in the lungs in tuberculosis.
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The process or result of tumefying, swelling, or rising into a tumour.
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A swelling; distention
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The condition of being tumid
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The process of swelling.
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The normal distention or rigidity of living animal and plant cells due to pressure against the plasma membrane from within by the cell contents
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(Music) a tremulous tone produced by a peculiar pressure of the finger on a string
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To gather or cause to increase; amass:
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The definition of amplify means to make something stronger, bigger, louder or more important.
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To make billow or surge
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To cure or preserve (herring, etc.) by soaking in salt water, smoking, and half-drying
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To have size or importance
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To extend is defined as to make something longer or wider, to make something last longer or to make an offer.
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(Intransitive, now chiefly dialectal) To thrive; fatten; prosper; improve.
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To lift in this way and throw or cast
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To anger; annoy.
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To make intense or more intense; increase; strengthen
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To bubble up (as the result of heating)
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To wail in lamentation, especially for the dead.
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To thrust forward; to drive or force along.
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To bulge or swell out
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To make a display of; show off
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(Bookbinding) To reinforce with super
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(Informal) To browse (the Internet or television channels, for example).
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To improve one's performance suddenly, especially in bettering one's standing in a competition.
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To call attention to, or give a direction or command to, by a waving motion, as of the hand; to signify by waving; to beckon; to signal; to indicate.
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(Of food) Spoiled, rotten, overripe.
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Tremendously wrong or errant.
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Showing much wear; ragged; threadbare
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Amount of decreasing
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​A weakening.
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(Intransitive) To be pressed together or folded by compression into a more economic, easier format.
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To enter upon, or undertake, by contract
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To become reduced in amount or value; dwindle:
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To direct or draw toward a common center; focus.
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To consider to be or cause to appear greater than is really the case; exaggerate:
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To boost is defined as to raise, push higher, increase or promote.
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To establish a basis for; found or ground:
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(Idiomatic) To strengthen.
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The definition of burgeon means to grow or blossom.
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To increase in intensity, extent, or amount:
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To cause to seem or appear larger than is really so; increase the apparent size of, esp. by means of a lens or lenses
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To go upward; rise:
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(Intransitive) To grow in number.
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To increase in number or spread rapidly.
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(Idiomatic) To accumulate a debt.
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(Intransitive) To rapidly grow out of proportion or control.
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To rise or fly high into the air
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(Intransitive) to surge up, or to become stronger or greater
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(Intransitive, literary) To grow.
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(Idiomatic) to strengthen or reinforce; to add substance to
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The act of aggrandizing, or the state of being aggrandized or exalted in power, rank, honor, or wealth; exaltation; enlargement.
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(Physics) The process of increasing the magnitude of a variable quantity, especially the magnitude of voltage, power, or current, without altering any other quality.
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The act or process of amassing or increasing:
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An act of enlarging or the state of being enlarged.
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The act of increasing or rising
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The full extent of such increase
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The definition of a hike is a long outdoor walk, or an upward movement.
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(Athletics) A contest in jumping
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(Mathematics) The operation that, for positive integers, consists of adding a number (the multiplicand) to itself a certain number of times. The operation is extended to other numbers according to the multiplicative properties of positive integers and other algebraic properties.
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(Countable) The result of building up; buildup, accretion.
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(US) An increase in wages or salary; a rise (UK).
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An upward swing or trend.
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An upward turn, curve, or trend
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(Informal) First-rate; expert
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Unusually good; outstanding:
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Designating or of a panel made up of persons specially selected as for their expertise
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(Archaic) Brisk; full of spirits; boasting; pretentious; conceited.
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First-rate; excellent
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(predicative) (Ireland, colloquial) Excellent; superb; deserving of high praise.
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The definition of first-class is of the highest or best.
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First in importance, degree, or rank.
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Having a high degree of excellence:
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Imposing by reason of showiness or grandeur; magnificent:
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Extremely fine; excellent
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Of great value or excellence; extraordinary.
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Excellent; first-rate:
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(Informal) First-class; first-rate; superior
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Excellent; splendid:
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Extensive in time or distance:
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First-rate; excellent.
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Exceptionally good of its kind
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First-rate; topnotch.
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Exceptionally good of its kind
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Of, relating to, emanating from, or being the expression of a deity:
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Exceedingly great in size or degree; extravagant:
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The definition of sensational is something that causes a lot of discussion or excitement among the public, or is something that is exceptionally good.
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(Colloquial) sexy; handsome; attractive
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Excellent; marvelous:
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(Informal) Of a person, not upset by circumstances that might ordinarily be upsetting.
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(Slang) Performing with great skill and daring:
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Neat is defined as someone or something that is tidy, well-formed or well-done.
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Especially good; wonderful; superb.
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Splendid; fine:
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Excellent; fine
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(Idiomatic) Reasonably good.
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Resembling a peach, peach-like.
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First-rate
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(Informal) Extraordinarily impressive or fine; wonderful:
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the undulating movement of the surface of the open sea
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A man too much concerned with his clothes and appearance; dandy; fop
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A male lover, especially one who is courteously attentive.
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(Slang, former) A masterful man to whom women are irresistibly attracted
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The definition of beau refers to a man who a woman is dating or to a man who pays too much attention to how he looks.
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(Idiomatic) A person who dresses in especially stylish fashions.
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A frame on which laundry is hung to dry.
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(Idiomatic) To become swollen
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To become or cause to become tumescent.
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(Manner) Accurately, competently, satisfactorily.
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Of or having to do with the Top 40 or the kind of popular music they represent
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