they swell

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  • As they develop, they swell to twice their original size or more.
  • They hold your feet to the fire till they swell and burst. Cited from Captivity, by M. Leonora Eyles [AKA: Margaret Leonora Pitcairn Eyles]
  • They swell but little, do not require much water, and usually cook in a few minutes. Cited from Science in the Kitchen, by Mrs. E. E. Kellogg
  • Love unites them all, as they swell their songs, and take their flight. Cited from The Child at Home, by John S.C. Abbott
  • This green fruit and my stomach are not friends: How they swell me! Cited from The Duchess of Malfi, by John Webster
  • And when he had said this, their spirit was appeased, with which they swelled against him. Cited from The Bible, Douay-Rheims, Judges Book 7
  • They swell out at the bottom and the top, and fall gracefully in towards the middle. Cited from Wanderings by Southern Waters, Eastern Aquitaine, Edward Harrison Barker
  • They swell up and add considerable to the discomfort of the little patient. Cited from The Eugenic Marriage, Volume IV (of IV), by Grant Hague
  • To put his feet to the ground was an agony, and they swelled with the pain and heat. Cited from "Contemptible", by "Casualty"
  • When the rivers are full, they swell in April-May during the snowmelt.
  • Enrolled, would not they swell the number of workers by several hundreds of thousands in Massachusetts alone? Cited from Hold Up Your Heads, Girls!, by Annie H. Ryder
  • It strikes in his eyes and burns his lips until they swell and feel like bursting. Cited from Campaign Pictures of the War in South Africa (1899-1900), by A. G. Hales
  • When I get angry, they swell, and the stones gnash their teeth against the current. Cited from Modern Icelandic Plays, by Johann Sigurjonsson
  • Why should they swell the ranks of great armies to augment the power of military lords? Cited from The Victim, by Thomas Dixon
  • They rose, they swelled, they filled, and the empty steamer visibly laid over as the wind took them. Cited from The Day's Work [Vol. 1], by Rudyard Kipling
  • They swell shut due to intumescence in the event of a fire.
  • They loafed in their beds until they swelled up and couldn't leave them, that's all. Cited from Smoke Bellew, by Jack London
  • I know not whether they retired, or whether, landing hard by, they swelled the main attack, which as I write had already begun. Cited from The Fall Of The Grand Sarrasin, by William J. Ferrar
  • The particles must have more room as they swell. Cited from Quiet Talks with World Winners, by S. D. Gordon
  • There should be eighteen, and they must be at least two inches apart, as they swell in cooking. Cited from Chocolate and Cocoa Recipes, by Parloa, and Home Made Candy, by Hill
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