To cause to become greater in size, amount, degree, etc.; add to; augment
To allow (something) to develop or increase by a natural process:
To increase the capacity of; to expand; to give free scope or greater scope to; also, to dilate, as with joy, affection, etc.
Arousing desire; pleasing, attractive, etc.
Carefully or delicately made or done:
To swell or bend outward; protrude or project
To breathe in a swelling, inflated, or pompous manner; hence, to assume importance.
An act of enlarging or the state of being enlarged.
To speak or write at great length on a subject; expatiate.
To criticise severely.
To fall suddenly or with full impact
To swell or cause to swell.
Outstandingly good of its kind; of exceptional merit, virtue, etc.
Very good; better than expected but not as good as could be.
Dignified in conduct or appearance:
(Informal) Excellent; fine; first-rate
Carrying developing young or eggs:
Of or like a node or nodes
Characterized by or having many nodes or protuberances; jointed or knobby at intervals.
(Archaic) Characterized by pomp or stately display:
Expanded by or as if by internal pressure; distended:
Causing or tending to cause swelling
Swollen; distended. Used of a body part or organ.
Becoming turgid or swollen; swelling
Swollen or distended, as from a fluid; bloated:
(Medicine) An excessive accumulation of serous fluid in tissue spaces or a body cavity.
(Geog.) Height above sea level; altitude
(Economics) An increase in the general level of prices or in the cost of living.
(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.
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.
The state of being swollen.
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.
A swelling; distention
The process of swelling.
The normal distention or rigidity of living animal and plant cells due to pressure against the plasma membrane from within by the cell contents
To gather or cause to increase; amass:
The definition of amplify means to make something stronger, bigger, louder or more important.
To make billow or surge
To cure or preserve (herring, etc.) by soaking in salt water, smoking, and half-drying
To have size or importance
To extend is defined as to make something longer or wider, to make something last longer or to make an offer.
To lift in this way and throw or cast
To anger; annoy.
To make intense or more intense; increase; strengthen
To bubble up (as the result of heating)
To wail in lamentation, especially for the dead.
To thrust forward; to drive or force along.
To bulge or swell out
To make a display of; show off
(Bookbinding) To reinforce with super
(Informal) To browse (the Internet or television channels, for example).
To improve one's performance suddenly, especially in bettering one's standing in a competition.
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.
Showing much wear; ragged; threadbare
Amount of decreasing
To enter upon, or undertake, by contract
To become reduced in amount or value; dwindle:
To direct or draw toward a common center; focus.
To consider to be or cause to appear greater than is really the case; exaggerate:
To boost is defined as to raise, push higher, increase or promote.
To establish a basis for; found or ground:
The definition of burgeon means to grow or blossom.
To increase in intensity, extent, or amount:
To cause to seem or appear larger than is really so; increase the apparent size of, esp. by means of a lens or lenses
To go upward; rise:
(Intransitive) To grow in number.
To increase in number or spread rapidly.
(Intransitive) To rapidly grow out of proportion or control.
To rise or fly high into the air
(Physics) The process of increasing the magnitude of a variable quantity, especially the magnitude of voltage, power, or current, without altering any other quality.
The act or process of amassing or increasing:
The act of increasing or rising
The full extent of such increase
The definition of a hike is a long outdoor walk, or an upward movement.
(Athletics) A contest in jumping
(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.
An upward swing or trend.
An upward turn, curve, or trend
(Informal) First-rate; expert
Unusually good; outstanding:
Designating or of a panel made up of persons specially selected as for their expertise
(Archaic) Brisk; full of spirits; boasting; pretentious; conceited.
(predicative) (Ireland, colloquial) Excellent; superb; deserving of high praise.
The definition of first-class is of the highest or best.
Having a high degree of excellence:
Imposing by reason of showiness or grandeur; magnificent:
Extremely fine; excellent
Of great value or excellence; extraordinary.
(Informal) First-class; first-rate; superior
Extensive in time or distance:
Exceptionally good of its kind
Exceptionally good of its kind
Of, relating to, emanating from, or being the expression of a deity:
Exceedingly great in size or degree; extravagant:
The definition of sensational is something that causes a lot of discussion or excitement among the public, or is something that is exceptionally good.
(Informal) Of a person, not upset by circumstances that might ordinarily be upsetting.
(Slang) Performing with great skill and daring:
Neat is defined as someone or something that is tidy, well-formed or well-done.
(Informal) Extraordinarily impressive or fine; wonderful:
the undulating movement of the surface of the open sea
A man too much concerned with his clothes and appearance; dandy; fop
A male lover, especially one who is courteously attentive.
(Slang, former) A masterful man to whom women are irresistibly attracted
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.
To become or cause to become tumescent.
(Manner) Accurately, competently, satisfactorily.
Of or having to do with the Top 40 or the kind of popular music they represent
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