Tumefied
Tumefy Tu"me*fy, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Tumefied}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Tumefying}.] [F. tum['e]fier, fr. L. tumere to swell + -ficare (in comp.) to make; cf. L. tumefacere to tumefy. See {Tumid}, and {-fy}.] To swell; to cause to swell, or puff up. [1913 Webster]

To swell, tumefy, stiffen, not the diction only, but the tenor of the thought. --De Quincey. [1913 Webster]


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  • tumefied — tu·me·fy || tuːmɪfaɪ / tju v. swell, cause to swell …   English contemporary dictionary

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  • tumefy — /tooh meuh fuy , tyooh /, v.t., v.i., tumefied, tumefying. to make or become swollen or tumid. [1590 1600; back formation from tumefied, Anglicization of L tumefactus (ptp. of tumefacere to cause to swell), equiv. to tume(re) to swell + factus… …   Universalium

  • Repellent — Re*pel lent, n. 1. That which repels. [1913 Webster] 2. (Med.) A remedy to repel from a tumefied part the fluids which render it tumid. Dunglison. [1913 Webster] 3. A kind of waterproof cloth. Knight. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Tumefy — Tu me*fy, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Tumefied}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Tumefying}.] [F. tum[ e]fier, fr. L. tumere to swell + ficare (in comp.) to make; cf. L. tumefacere to tumefy. See {Tumid}, and { fy}.] To swell; to cause to swell, or puff up. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Tumefying — Tumefy Tu me*fy, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Tumefied}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Tumefying}.] [F. tum[ e]fier, fr. L. tumere to swell + ficare (in comp.) to make; cf. L. tumefacere to tumefy. See {Tumid}, and { fy}.] To swell; to cause to swell, or puff up.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • tumefy — [ tju:mɪfʌɪ] verb (tumefies, tumefying, tumefied) become swollen. Derivatives tumefaction noun Origin C16 (earlier (ME) as tumefaction): from Fr. tuméfier, from L. tumefacere, from tumere to swell …   English new terms dictionary

  • inflated — adj 1. distended, overdistended, dilated, Obs. sufflated; swollen, bloated, puffed out, blown, tumefied, puffy, ballooning; expanded, overexpanded, stretched, stretched out; increased, enlarged, extended, overextended. 2. escalated, stepped up,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

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