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Definitions and Synonyms of tumefy | Another word for tumefy | What is tumefy?

Definition 1: expand abnormally - [verb of change]

Samples where tumefy or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The bellies of the starving children are swelling

Synonyms for tumefy in the sense of this definition

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

"his business expanded rapidly"

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

"The distended bellies of the starving cows"

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

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

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

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

"The dead man's stomach was bloated"

(... is a kind of tumefy ) get blistered

"Her feet blistered during the long hike"

Definition 2: cause to become very swollen - [verb of change]

(tumefy is a kind of ...) cause to become swollen

"The water swells the wood"

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