HyperDic: swell_up

English > 1 sense of the expression swell up:
VERBchangeswell up, swell, intumesce, tumefy, tumesceexpand abnormally
English > swell up: 1 sense > verb 1, change
MeaningExpand abnormally.
PatternSomething ----s
ModelDid his feet swell up?
Synonymsswell, intumesce, tumefy, tumesce
Caused byswellCause to become swollen
Narrowerbelly, belly outSwell out or bulge out
blister, vesicateGet blistered
bloatBecome bloated or swollen or puff up
distendSwell from or as if from internal pressure
puff, puff up, blow up, puff outTo swell or cause to enlarge, "Her faced puffed up from the drugs"
BroaderexpandBecome larger / larger in size or volume or quantity
Spanishagrandarse, dilatarse, expandirse, hincharse, inflamarse, inflarse
Catalandilatar-se, inflar-se

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