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dis·tend

 (dĭ-stĕnd′)
v. dis·tend·ed, dis·tend·ing, dis·tends
v.intr.
To swell out or expand, especially from internal pressure: The puppies ate until their stomachs distended.
v.tr.
To cause to expand, especially from internal pressure; dilate: Fluid distends a blister.

[Middle English distenden, from Latin distendere : dis-, dis- + tendere, to stretch; see ten- in Indo-European roots.]

dis·ten′si·ble (dĭ-stĕn′sə-bəl) adj.
dis·ten′si·bil′i·ty n.

distended

(dɪsˈtɛndɪd)
adj
swollen, esp as an indication of illness or injury
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distended

adjective swollen, stretched, expanded, enlarged, inflated, bloated, puffy, dilated, tumescent an infant with a distended belly
Translations
nafouklýnapjatýodulý
opsvulmetudspilet
felfújt
òaninn, teygîur
išsiplėtęsištinęs
izpletiespietūcis
nafúknutý
kabarmışşişmiş

distended

[dɪˈstɛndɪd] adj (= swollen) [stomach] → distendu(e)

distended

[dɪsˈtɛndɪd] adj (stomach) → dilatato/a

distended

(diˈstendəd) adjective
stretched; swollen.
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Obviously, monstrous egoism won't do by itself, although some egos are so distendedly and fascinatingly monstrous - Rousseau's or Frank Harris's or Francis Kilvert's - that we are hypnotized.