HyperDic: tumescent

English > 1 sense of the word tumescent:
ADJECTIVEalltumescent, puffy, intumescent, tumid, turgidabnormally distended especially by fluids or gas
tumescent > pronunciation
Soundstuwmeh'sihnt
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English > tumescent: 1 sense > adjective 1
Meaningabnormally distended especially by fluids or gas.
Example "tumescent tissue"
Synonymspuffy, intumescent, tumid, turgid
Broaderunhealthynot in or exhibiting good health in body or mind
Spanishdistendido, hinchado, inflado, tumescente, túmido
Catalandistès, inflat, tumescent, túmid
Nounstumescencetumidity resulting from the presence of blood or other fluid in the tissues
Verbstumesceexpand abnormally

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