HyperDic: tumefy

English > 2 senses of the word tumefy:
VERBchangetumefycause to become very swollen
changetumefy, swell, swell up, intumesce, tumesceexpand abnormally
English > tumefy: 2 senses > verb 1, change
MeaningCause to become very swollen.
PatternSomething ----s something
BroaderswellCause to become swollen
Nounstumefactionthe process of tumefying
English > tumefy: 2 senses > verb 2, change
MeaningExpand abnormally.
PatternSomething ----s
Synonymsswell, swell up, intumesce, 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
Nounstumefactionthe process of tumefying

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