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upswell

[uhp-swel] /ʌpˈswɛl/
verb (used with or without object), upswelled, upswelled or upswollen, upswelling.
1.
to swell up.
Origin of upswell
1350-1400
Middle English word dating back to 1350-1400; See origin at up-, swell
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British Dictionary definitions for upswell

upswell

/ʌpˈswɛl/
verb -swells, -swelling, -swelled, -swelled, -swollen
1.
(rare) to swell up or cause to swell up
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