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  • In a week its population had swelled from three to thirty thousand. Cited from The Spoilers, by Rex Beach
  • There was still a heavy sea, but it was merely the swell from the day before. Cited from The Zeppelin's Passenger, by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  • The Congress swelled from being a class party to a mass party.
  • I noticed all their eyes were swollen from want of sleep. Cited from Botchan (Master Darling), by Kin-nosuke Natsume
  • That one with her is some swell from Washington or New York. Cited from The Visioning, by Susan Glaspell
  • One side of her face was swollen from some blow. Cited from Mare Nostrum (Our Sea), by Vicente Blasco Ibanez
  • Indeed, his head was so swelled from the blows he had received, that he could hardly open his mouth. Cited from The Magic Speech Flower, by Melvin Hix
  • Alice went because her legs swelled from hurrying in cold water when she was hot.
  • "Lot o' swells from around New York live down there, they tell me." Cited from The Foolish Virgin, by Thomas Dixon
  • Her eyes and face are red and swollen from either drinking or crying.
  • His face was still swollen from the punishment I had inflicted upon him. Cited from True to Himself, by Edward Stratemeyer
  • Her face was swollen from crying and her eyes were red. Cited from Best Russian Short Stories, by Various
  • The river had been swollen from heavy rains causing it to be more dangerous than usual.
  • Her eyes were still swollen from crying, but she had not felt so light-hearted for weeks. Cited from Cicely and Other Stories, by Annie Fellows Johnston
  • There is a considerable swell from the N.W.; it should help us to get along. Cited from Scott's Last Expedition Volume I, by Captain R. F. Scott
  • W. In this situation we had a great swell from N.E. Cited from Voyage Towards the South Pole and Round the World, Volume 1, James Cook
  • For the wind could have but little effect upon the ice; especially as there was a large hollow swell from the west. Cited from Voyage Towards the South Pole and Round the World, Volume 1, James Cook
  • The contributions from the Boston committee swelled from one to several thousands of dollars. Cited from Abraham Lincoln, A History, Volume 2, John George Nicolay and John Hay
  • Wind at W. but a heavy swell from the sea prevented our sailing. Cited from Voyage from Okkak. . .to Ungava Bay, by Kohlmeisergava and Kmoch
  • People number in the hundreds every day, and more in the rare occasions when the river is swollen from heavy rains.
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