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increase and expand amplify , augment , wax
expand and explain amplify , elaborate , expatiate
collapse of an expanded lung (especially in infants); also failure of pulmonary alveoli to expand at birth atelectasis
expand and diverge from the main part branch
venomous Asiatic and African elapid snakes that can expand the skin of the neck into a hood cobra
duck-billed dinosaur with nasal passages that expand into a crest like a hollow helmet corythosaur , corythosaurus
surgical procedure using a dilator to expand cervix and a curette to scrape uterus D&C , dilation and curettage
expand or widen dilate
expand interests or activities diversify
expand or increase in intensity escalate
expand step-by-step escalate
quality characterized by magnificence of scale or the tendency to expand expansiveness , expansivity
prediction that human intelligence and technology will enable life to expand in an orderly way throughout the entire universe extropy
tendency of a gas to expand or escape fugacity
fluid in the gaseous state having neither independent shape nor volume and being able to expand indefinitely gas
stout-stemmed genus of fungus belonging to the family Secotiaceae having fruiting bodies that never expand completely genus Macowanites , Macowanites
acute lung disease of the newborn (especially the premature newborn); lungs cannot expand because of a wetting agent is lacking; characterized by rapid shallow breathing and cyanosis and the formation of a glassy hyaline membrane over the alveoli hyaline membrane disease , respiratory distress syndrome , respiratory distress syndrome of the newborn
C. Northcote Parkinson's cynical observation that work will expand so as to fill the time available for its completion Parkinson's law
expand suddenly pop
expand or reproduce proliferate
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