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swollen

[ swoh-luhn ]
/ ˈswoʊ lən /
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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
/ (ˈswəʊlən) /

verb

a past participle of swell

adjective

tumid or enlarged by or as if by swelling
turgid or bombastic
swollenly, adverbswollenness, noun
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