swollen

All Adjective Verb Noun
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  • During this time his feet became swollen to the point that he had trouble walking.
  • In recent years, considerable residential development of the immediate area has swollen its population.
  • He came on the show with his left eye swollen.
  • En route his feet got swollen and his knees became very tired.
  • One person died after being swept away by flood-waters while trying to cross a swollen river.
  • However, two people lost their lives after being caught in swollen rivers, and four others suffered injuries.
  • Sixteen people were killed in the city after a bridge was destroyed by the swollen river.
  • One of these was a child who was swept away by a swollen river while he was playing near it.
  • His last concert was cancelled after his swollen right hand began to hurt.
  • This is likely the reason for the swollen appearance of the face.
  • He played Brighton's next match despite still having a heavily swollen eye.
  • Its name comes from its swollen tail, which is used to store fat.
  • She remarked on how swollen his hands were when she held them in hers.
  • Our guys had their eyes swollen in the last five minutes of the game.
  • Eight people were killed by the storm, including three children who drowned after falling into a swollen river.
  • Her autopsy revealed that her heart had swollen to four times the normal size.
  • In the same area, a woman and her four sons drowned due to the swollen river.
  • His gums became swollen, eventually leading to the loss of his four front teeth.
  • The victim's face was swollen beyond recognition and he had been shot in the mouth.
  • The body as a whole is round as if swollen.
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Root form of swollen is swell for the verb.

Meaning of swollen

  • 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