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Definition 1: expand abnormally - [verb of change]

Samples where swell up or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The bellies of the starving children are swelling

Synonyms for swell up in the sense of this definition

(swell up is a kind of ...) become larger in size or volume or quantity

"his business expanded rapidly"

(... is a kind of swell up ) swell from or as if from internal pressure

"The distended bellies of the starving cows"

(... is a kind of swell up ) swell out or bulge out

(... is a kind of swell up ) to swell or cause to enlarge

"Her faced puffed up from the drugs" "puffed out chests"

(... is a kind of swell up ) become bloated or swollen or puff up

"The dead man's stomach was bloated"

(... is a kind of swell up ) get blistered

"Her feet blistered during the long hike"

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