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swollen

[ swoh-luhn ]
/ 藞swo蕣 l蓹n /
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verb
a past participle of swell.
adjective
enlarged by or as by swelling; puffed up; tumid.
turgid or bombastic.
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British Dictionary definitions for swollen

swollen
/ (藞sw蓹蕣l蓹n) /

verb
a past participle of swell
adjective
tumid or enlarged by or as if by swelling
turgid or bombastic

Derived forms of swollen

swollenly, adverbswollenness, noun
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