may swell

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  • If you eat such things your other foot may swell. Cited from The Tale of Old Mr. Crow, by Arthur Scott Bailey
  • One side of the face, hand, or arm may swell up.
  • If this does not happen it may swell behind the ear and break through some other place. Cited from Mother's Remedies, by T. J. Ritter
  • But, though unable to extend their duration, he may swell them with works. Cited from Reading Made Easy for Foreigners, Third Reader, by John L. Huelshof
  • That over Earth the sound may swell always. Cited from Poems, by Walter R. Cassels
  • A body part may swell in response to injury, infection, or disease.
  • In the orchard also the flower must fall that the fruit may swell. Cited from The Investment of Influence, by Newell Dwight Hillis
  • Although during the dry season it may often appear shallow, it may swell to up to twice its normal size after heavy rainfall.
  • While it your present thirst allays, May swell the number of your days. Cited from Faust Part 1, Johann W. Von Goethe
  • Too much moisture is dangerous, however, as the eggs may swell up and burst.
  • "But, mother, his following may swell to an army." Cited from In Freedom's Cause, G. A. Henty
  • Blood vessels in the eyes or brain may swell or burst under the increased blood pressure, resulting in degraded sight or even blindness.
  • This is a common technique for fractures which may swell, which would cause a cast to function improperly.
  • The cells in the brain may swell to the point where blood flow is interrupted resulting in cerebral edema.
  • Clay particles in the soil may swell as they become wet and thereby reduce the size of the pores.
  • The glands in the neck may swell and cause considerable disturbance. Cited from The Eugenic Marriage, Volume IV (of IV), by Grant Hague
  • The brain tissue may swell, pressure inside the skull may increase and the swollen brain may herniate through the skull base.
  • In particular, the black rubber seal may swell and cause the plunger to seize.
  • Mix the corn meal and salt, and pour on the boiling water very slowly, that the meal may swell. Cited from The Easiest Way in Housekeeping and Cooking, by Helen Campbell
  • I am even fearful that it may swell and rankle to an alarming degree inwardly. Cited from The Works of Charles Lamb in Four Volumes, Vol. 4, by Charles Lamb
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