swellings

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  • You will need Him when you come to cross the swellings of Jordan. Cited from Moody's Anecdotes And Illustrations, by Dwight L. Moody
  • They say a dead man's hand cures swellings, if laid on them. Cited from The Atlantic Monthly, Vol. 4, No. 24, Oct, 1859,
  • Within is generally low land for twenty or twenty-five miles, where the country begins to rise in gentle swellings. Cited from Biographical Memorials of James Oglethorpe, by Thaddeus Mason Harris
  • You love God; you walk upon the sea; the swellings of this world are under your feet. Cited from The World's Best Orations, Vol. 1 (of 10), by Various
  • These small swellings are usually painless when small but can affect hand motion when they become large.
  • They have prominent swellings along them that mark where the seeds are.
  • All the swellings are painful on pressure and spread very rapidly over the body. Cited from The Veterinarian, by Chas. J. Korinek
  • Close inspection show it to have small swellings at more or less regular intervals along its length.
  • I will put away all thoughts of sorrow, all swellings of bitterness, from my mind. Cited from Knickerbocker, or New-York Monthly Magazine, Feb 1844, Vol. 23, Nbr. 2
  • I am sending you some walnut leaves with some swellings an them. Cited from One Thousand Questions in California Agriculture
  • I had been almost bed-ridden for many months, with swellings in my knees. Cited from Reminiscences of Coleridge and Southey, J. Cottle
  • I had been almost bedridden for many months with swellings in my knees. Cited from The Opium Habit, by Horace B. Day
  • And upon opening some of the swellings, they found a strange sort of carbuncle that had grown inside them. Cited from History of the Wars, Books I and II (of 8), by Procopius
  • There were seven huge, white grubs making big abscess-like swellings over its eyes. Cited from Through the Brazilian Wilderness, by Theodore Roosevelt
  • This latter should look like a small fish and has a cluster of dark swellings and long filaments.
  • This treatment alone has often removed the disagreeable swellings on the neck so often afflicting women. Cited from Papers on Health, by John Kirk
  • All of the swellings feel soft, and pressure on any one of them moves the fluid present in the others. Cited from Common Diseases of Farm Animals, by R. A. Craig
  • There will be swellings that are tender on pressure, which may shift to different parts of the body. Cited from The Veterinarian, by Chas. J. Korinek
  • Pressure on the swellings will perhaps cause the grubs to pop out. Cited from The Veterinarian, by Chas. J. Korinek
  • And it shall proceed to be far higher than ever was the swellings of Jordan. Cited from The Works of John Bunyan Volume 3, by John Bunyan
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Root form of swellings is swell for verb and swelling for noun.

Meaning of swellings

  • noun An abnormal protuberance or localized enlargement
  • verb Increase in size, magnitude, number, or intensity
    The music swelled to a crescendo
  • verb Become filled with pride, arrogance, or anger
    The mother was swelling with importance when she spoke of her son
  • verb Expand abnormally
    The bellies of the starving children are swelling
  • verb Cause to become swollen
    The water swells the wood