swelled
index inflated (enlarged), turgid

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  • swelled — swelled; un·swelled; …   English syllables

  • Swelled — Swell Swell, v. i. [imp. {Swelled}; p. p. {Swelled} or {Swollen}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Swelling}.] [AS. swellan; akin to D. zwellen, OS. & OHG. swellan, G. schwellen, Icel. svella, Sw. sv[ a]lla.] 1. To grow larger; to dilate or extend the exterior… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Swelled — Swell Swell, v. i. [imp. {Swelled}; p. p. {Swelled} or {Swollen}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Swelling}.] [AS. swellan; akin to D. zwellen, OS. & OHG. swellan, G. schwellen, Icel. svella, Sw. sv[ a]lla.] 1. To grow larger; to dilate or extend the exterior… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • swelled — adjective feeling self importance (Freq. 1) too big for his britches had a swelled head he was swelled with pride • Syn: ↑big, ↑vainglorious • Similar to: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • swelled — swel n. act of swelling, distention; swollen part, protuberance; gradual increase; surge of feeling or emotion; long unbroken wave; elevation of land, slope; crescendo followed by a diminuendo (Music) adj. (Informal) amazing, excellent, great;… …   English contemporary dictionary

  • swelled head — swelled headed, adj. swelled headedness, n. an inordinately grand opinion of oneself; conceit. [1890 95] * * * …   Universalium

  • swelled head — n BIGHEAD * * * bighead (def. 2) …   Medical dictionary

  • swelled-head — swelled head·ed·ness; …   English syllables

  • swelled-headedness — swelled head·ed·ness …   English syllables

  • swelled head — swelled′ head′ n. an inordinately grand opinion of oneself; conceit …   From formal English to slang

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