Part of speech:
A dandy; a fop.
Dude is defined as slang for a man or a boy.
An increase in
The act of increasing:
An accumulation of an excessive amount of watery fluid in cells, tissues, or body cavities. Edema can be mild and benign as in pregnancy or prolonged standing in the elderly, or a serious sign of heart, liver, or kidney failure, or of other diseases.
(Music) A gradual increase in loudness
(Informal) A sudden increase in size, value, etc.
The bulge of a barrel or cask
(Bot.) A swelling at the base of the capsule in some mosses
An increase in salary.
A sudden rise, as in prices
An abrupt increase.
An increase in amount, power, etc.
To mount or pile up; increase:
The definition of wave is to move back and forth in a swinging motion, or to style your hair in a series of curves.
To boast, brag, or show off in a loud, superior manner
Surge is defined as to quickly and suddenly move as part of a crowd, to increase rapidly and suddenly, or to cause someone to feel sudden and powerful emotions.
Strut is defined as to walk in a stiff, swaggering way.
To smoke (a cigar, for example).
To protrude is defined as to stick out.
(Intransitive) To utter a keen.
To increase the contrast of (a photographic image).
The definition of inflate is to fill an expandable structure with air or gas to make it larger, or to exaggerate something or increase something by a large amount.
(Slang) To inhale the fumes of (a volatile chemical, for example) as a means of becoming intoxicated.
To rise up or swell, as if pushed up; bulge:
To allow (something) to develop or increase by a natural process:
To increase in quantity or bulk by adding a cheaper substance:
Expand is defined as to increase in size, unfold or spread out.
To increase the capacity of; to expand; to give free scope or greater scope to; also, to dilate, as with joy, affection, etc.
Distend is defined as to stretch out or to become swollen.
To increase or rise quickly:
(Intransitive) To grow plump; to swell out.
To beat severely
To grow gradually larger, more numerous, etc.; increase in strength, intensity, volume, etc.
To increase or improve suddenly above the normal or usual level:
To increase in number, amount, extent, or degree; specif., to increase by procreation
To increase in amount
To increase or have the power to increase the size or volume of an image or a sound.
To increase, enlarge, or intensify:
To increase in amount, force, etc.; grow or intensify
(Intransitive) To increase or become great.
A vain, affected man who pays too much attention to his clothes, appearance, etc.; dandy
An increasing or being increased in size, volume, etc.
Something, such as a bulge, knob, or swelling, that protrudes.
A usually small, roundish lump or mass of manganese, cobalt, etc. found on the floor of the sea or a large lake
(--- Medicine) A small, well-defined mass of tissue that is either normal or pathological, as a lymph node or a node at an arthritic joint.
Undue expansion or increase, as of academic grades.
The act or an instance of elevating:
Proliferation is a rapid increase in numbers or rapid growth.
An increase, as in size, number, value, or strength; extension or expansion:
An increase in the magnitude or strength of an electric current, a force, or another physical quantity, such as a radio signal.
A downward slope; a declivity:
Shrink is defined as to become less, reduce or make smaller.
To collect or focus (one's thoughts, efforts, etc.)
(Computers) To encode (data) to minimize the space required for storage or transmittal:
To enter into by contract; establish or settle by formal agreement:
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