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swollen

[swoh-luh n] /ˈswoʊ lən/
verb
1.
a past participle of swell.
adjective
2.
enlarged by or as by swelling; puffed up; tumid.
3.
turgid or bombastic.
Related forms
swollenly, adverb
swollenness, noun
unswollen, adjective
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swollen

/ˈswəʊlən/
verb
1.
a past participle of swell
adjective
2.
tumid or enlarged by or as if by swelling
3.
turgid or bombastic
Derived Forms
swollenly, adverb
swollenness, noun
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Word Origin and History for unswollen

swollen

adj.

early 14c., past participle adjective from swell (v.); from Old English geswollen, past participle of swellan.

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