OTHER WORDS FROM swollenswol·len·ly, adverbswol·len·ness, nounun·swol·len, adjective
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For a certain kind of questing hiker–and a state government tired of rescuing them when they came unprepared or the swollen Teklanika River trapped them–it was the end of an era.
The fatigue the long journey caused has of course diminished and my eyes no longer look so swollen and red from the insomnia that I suffered.
He was born with a rare bone disease that makes his hands stiff and swollen, locks his major joints in a bent position and erodes his bone density over time.How America failed students with disabilities during the pandemic|Hannah Natanson, Valerie Strauss, Katherine Frey|May 20, 2021|Washington Post
The toes become red or purple, itchy and swollen, symptoms that can last for weeks, experts say.Why covid arm and other post-vaccine rashes might actually be a ‘good thing’|Marlene Cimons|April 11, 2021|Washington Post
Six days later, swollen rivers flowing south from Wisconsin crested at record heights.As rainstorms grow more severe and frequent, communities fail to prepare for risks|Jim Morrison|April 9, 2021|Washington Post
Later, I took a photo of my eye with my cellphone, the skin around it still swollen, the whites streaked with popped red veins.I Was Pregnant When He Hit Me. Here's #WhyIStayed.|Anonymous|September 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
So the discs get all floppy, swollen, pop out left, pop out right.Why Is Louis C.K. So Funny? He Uses Humor as a Moral Compass.|Andrew Romano|May 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Even reference seems to float free: Are those ten appendages swollen fingers, or dreadlocks, or sea cucumbers?
But the attitude of doctors was that if the lymph glands were swollen it was a good sign of a body fighting infection.
According to Robertson—not a registered dietician—low carb diets “build up clinkers” and “you get swollen joints, you get gout.”Diet Like Jesus: What the Bible Says About How to Eat|Candida Moss|October 15, 2013|DAILY BEAST
A huge piece of black court plaister hid the wound on his swollen lip, a cup of tisane stood upon the table.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume I (of 3)|Charles James Wills
He had nearly bitten his swollen tongue in two falling over an unseen peat-cutting, and blood-flecked foam gathered on his lips.Uncanny Tales|Various
But her bare and swollen feet caused her such pain that she fell on her knees, sobbing most pitifully.Honey-Bee|Anatole France
He crossed the Tyne at Haltwhistle fords, losing many men in the swollen river.King Robert the Bruce|A. F. Murison
To-day the frost is so intense that the noses of the Muscovites risk becoming swollen and frost-bitten.The Life & Letters of Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky|Modeste Tchaikovsky