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in·tu·mesce

 (ĭn′to͞o-mĕs′, -tyo͞o-)
intr.v. in·tu·mesced, in·tu·mesc·ing, in·tu·mesc·es
1. To swell or expand; enlarge.
2. To bubble up, especially from the effect of heating.

[Latin intumēscere : in-, intensive pref.; see in-2 + tumēscere, to begin to swell, inchoative of tumēre, to swell; see teuə- in Indo-European roots.]

intumesce

(ˌɪntjʊˈmɛs)
vb
(intr) to swell or become swollen; undergo intumescence
[C18: from Latin intumescere, from tumescere to begin to swell, from tumēre to swell]

intumesce


Past participle: intumesced
Gerund: intumescing

Imperative
intumesce
intumesce
Present
I intumesce
you intumesce
he/she/it intumesces
we intumesce
you intumesce
they intumesce
Preterite
I intumesced
you intumesced
he/she/it intumesced
we intumesced
you intumesced
they intumesced
Present Continuous
I am intumescing
you are intumescing
he/she/it is intumescing
we are intumescing
you are intumescing
they are intumescing
Present Perfect
I have intumesced
you have intumesced
he/she/it has intumesced
we have intumesced
you have intumesced
they have intumesced
Past Continuous
I was intumescing
you were intumescing
he/she/it was intumescing
we were intumescing
you were intumescing
they were intumescing
Past Perfect
I had intumesced
you had intumesced
he/she/it had intumesced
we had intumesced
you had intumesced
they had intumesced
Future
I will intumesce
you will intumesce
he/she/it will intumesce
we will intumesce
you will intumesce
they will intumesce
Future Perfect
I will have intumesced
you will have intumesced
he/she/it will have intumesced
we will have intumesced
you will have intumesced
they will have intumesced
Future Continuous
I will be intumescing
you will be intumescing
he/she/it will be intumescing
we will be intumescing
you will be intumescing
they will be intumescing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been intumescing
you have been intumescing
he/she/it has been intumescing
we have been intumescing
you have been intumescing
they have been intumescing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been intumescing
you will have been intumescing
he/she/it will have been intumescing
we will have been intumescing
you will have been intumescing
they will have been intumescing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been intumescing
you had been intumescing
he/she/it had been intumescing
we had been intumescing
you had been intumescing
they had been intumescing
Conditional
I would intumesce
you would intumesce
he/she/it would intumesce
we would intumesce
you would intumesce
they would intumesce
Past Conditional
I would have intumesced
you would have intumesced
he/she/it would have intumesced
we would have intumesced
you would have intumesced
they would have intumesced
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.intumesce - move upwards in bubbles, as from the effect of heating; also used metaphorically; "Gases bubbled up from the earth"; "Marx's ideas have bubbled up in many places in Latin America"
rise up, surface, come up, rise - come to the surface
2.intumesce - expand abnormallyintumesce - expand abnormally; "The bellies of the starving children are swelling"
distend - swell from or as if from internal pressure; "The distended bellies of the starving cows"
expand - become larger in size or volume or quantity; "his business expanded rapidly"
belly, belly out - swell out or bulge out
puff out, puff up, puff, blow up - to swell or cause to enlarge, "Her faced puffed up from the drugs"; "puffed out chests"
bloat - become bloated or swollen or puff up; "The dead man's stomach was bloated"
blister, vesicate - get blistered; "Her feet blistered during the long hike"
Translations

in·tu·mesce

v. intumecer, engrosar, agrandar.
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