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swol·len

 (swō′lən)
v.
A past participle of swell.
adj.
1. Expanded by or as if by internal pressure; distended: a swollen toe.
2. Overblown; bombastic: swollen rhetoric.

swollen

(ˈswəʊlən)
vb
a past participle of swell
adj
1. tumid or enlarged by or as if by swelling
2. turgid or bombastic
ˈswollenly adv
ˈswollenness n

swol•len

(ˈswoʊ lən)

v.
1. a pp. of swell.
adj.
2. enlarged by or as if by swelling; tumid.
3. turgid or bombastic.
swol′len•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.swollen - characteristic of false prideswollen - characteristic of false pride; having an exaggerated sense of self-importance; "a conceited fool"; "an attitude of self-conceited arrogance"; "an egotistical disregard of others"; "so swollen by victory that he was unfit for normal duty"; "growing ever more swollen-headed and arbitrary"; "vain about her clothes"
proud - feeling self-respect or pleasure in something by which you measure your self-worth; or being a reason for pride; "proud parents"; "proud of his accomplishments"; "a proud moment"; "proud to serve his country"; "a proud name"; "proud princes"

swollen

adjective enlarged, bloated, puffy, inflamed, puffed up, distended, tumescent, oedematous, dropsical, tumid, edematous My eyes were so swollen I could hardly see.

swollen

adjective
Characterized by language that is elevated and sometimes pompous in style:
Translations
مُنْتَفِخ، وارِممَنْفُوخ
oteklýrozvodněný
hævetopsvulmet
turvonnut
natečen
duzzadtmegdagadt
bólginn, òrútinn, útblásinn
腫れた
부푼
rozvodnený
otekel
svullen
บวม
şişşişikşişmiş
bị sưng

swollen

[ˈswəʊlən]
pp of swell
adj
[ankle, face, foot, hand, finger, eyes, joints, glands] → enflé(e)
[river] → gonflé(e)

swollen

ptp of swell
adj ankle, face, glands etc(an)geschwollen; stomachaufgedunsen, aufgebläht; woodverquollen, gequollen; sailsgebläht; riverangeschwollen, angestiegen; numbers(an)gestiegen, angewachsen; her eyes were swollen with tearsihre Augen waren verweint; he has a swollen head (fig)er ist so aufgeblasen

swollen

[ˈswəʊln]
1. pp of swell
2. adj (ankle, finger, stomach) → gonfio/a; (river) → in piena
her eyes were swollen with tears → aveva gli occhi gonfi di pianto
you'll give him a swollen head (fig) → gli farai montare la testa

swell

(swel) past tense swelled: past participle swollen (ˈswoulən) verb
to make or become larger, greater or thicker. The insect-bite made her finger swell; The continual rain had swollen the river; I invited her to join us on the excursion in order to swell the numbers.
noun
a rolling condition of the sea, usually after a storm. The sea looked fairly calm but there was a heavy swell.
adjective
(especially American) used as a term of approval. a swell idea; That's swell!
ˈswelling noun
a swollen area, especially on the body as a result of injury, disease etc. She had a swelling on her arm where the wasp had stung her.
swollen (ˈswəulən) adjective
increased in size, thickness etc, through swelling. a swollen river; He had a swollen ankle after falling down the stairs.
ˌswollen-ˈheaded adjective
too pleased with oneself; conceited. He's very swollen-headed about his success.
swell out
to (cause to) bulge. The sails swelled out in the wind.
swell up
(of a part of the body) to swell. The toothache made her face swell up.

swollen

مَنْفُوخ oteklý hævet geschwollen πρησμένος inflamado turvonnut enflé natečen gonfio 腫れた 부푼 gezwollen hoven spuchnięty inchado опухший svullen บวม şiş bị sưng 肿胀的

swollen

a. pp. de to swell, hinchado-a.

swollen

(pp de swell) adj hinchado
References in classic literature ?
Despite their pale swollen faces and tattered uniforms, the hussars formed line for roll call, kept things in order, groomed their horses, polished their arms, brought in straw from the thatched roofs in place of fodder, and sat down to dine round the caldrons from which they rose up hungry, joking about their nasty food and their hunger.
Very infrequent tipsy men, swollen with the value of their opinions, engaged their companions in earnest and confidential conversation.
So badly swollen was he from mosquito-bites that his face was unrecognizable, and the acceptance of his identity was largely a matter of faith.
Preferred attributes of superabsorbent hydrogels are (a) high capacity for swelling, (b) fast rate of swelling and (c) high strength of swollen gel.
A There are several possible causes of swollen ankles and feet.
Swollen lymph nodes are signs of infection in the body.
In the second exposure, it starts swelling again from an already swollen state.
A South Korean smartphone retailer has reported that it has an iPhone 8 unit with a seemingly swollen battery.
Undoubtedly brilliant (who doesn't love a few days in the sun?) but they come with their perils - one of which is swollen ankles while flying.
The swollen polymer was filtered through a nylon screen and allowed to drain for 10 min.
The swollen hydrogel was filtered through an 80 mesh sieve to remove the non-absorbed water and weighed in set intervals, and the swelling degree ([Q.sub.t]) at the corresponding time was calculated using Eq.