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  • 1swell out — Bulge, protuberate …

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  • 2swell — Synonyms and related words: Babylonian, Beau Brummel, Brahman, Corinthian, OK, accent, accent mark, accrue, accumulate, ace high, add to, advance, aggrandize, amplify, anthill, appreciate, archduke, aristocrat, armiger, augment, awake the dead,… …

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  • 3swell — swell1 [swel] v past tense swelled past participle swollen [ˈswəulən US ˈswou ] ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(size)¦ 2¦(amount/number)¦ 3 swell with pride/anger etc 4¦(shape)¦ 5¦(sound)¦ 6¦(sea)¦ ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ [: Old English; Origin: swellan] …

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  • 4swell — I. v. n. 1. Dilate, expand, tumefy, distend, fill out, intumesce, grow larger or bigger (by expansion). 2. Increase (by outward addition), augment, enlarge. 3. Rise (as waves), heave, surge. 4. Belly, be inflated. 5. Strut, look big, put on airs …

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  • 5Swell — Swell, v. i. [imp. {Swelled}; p. p. {Swelled} or {Swollen}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Swelling}.] [AS. swellan; akin to D. zwellen, OS. & OHG. swellan, G. schwellen, Icel. svella, Sw. sv[ a]lla.] 1. To grow larger; to dilate or extend the exterior surface …

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  • 6swell — [adj] wonderful awesome, cool*, dandy*, deluxe, desirable, excellent, exclusive, fashionable, fine, fly*, grand, groovy*, keen, marvelous, neat, nifty, plush, posh, ritzy*, smart, stylish, super, terrific; concepts 548,574 Ant. bad, horrible,… …

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  • 7swell — [swel] vi. swelled, swelled or swollen, swelling [ME swellen < OE swellan; akin to Ger schwellen, ON svella] 1. to increase in volume or become larger as a result of pressure from within; expand; dilate 2. to become larger at a particular… …

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  • 8out-of-sight — adj. very good; same as {groovy}, sense 1. [informal, 1960 s] Syn: bang up, bully, cool, corking, cracking, dandy, far out, great, groovy, keen, neat, nifty, not bad(predicate), outtasight, peachy, psychedelic, slap up, swell, smashing. [PJC] …

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  • 9Swell Maps — Infobox musical artist Name = Swell Maps Img capt = Swell Maps Img size = 250 Landscape = Background = group or band Alias = Origin = Birmingham, England Genre = Avant garde, punk rock, post punk Years active = 1972 ndash;1980 Label = Rather… …

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  • 10swell up — verb expand abnormally The bellies of the starving children are swelling • Syn: ↑swell, ↑intumesce, ↑tumefy, ↑tumesce • Derivationally related forms: ↑tumescent (for: ↑ …

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  • 11swell — 1 verb past tense swelledpast participle swollen 1 PART OF YOUR BODY (I) also swell up to gradually increase in size: Her ankle was already starting to swell. 2 PEOPLE (T) to gradually increase in amount or number: We asked them to come to the… …

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  • 12Swell filter — The term swell filter in high resolution seismics (reflection seismology) or sub bottom profiling refers to the static correction that restores the coherence of a high resolution seismic profile. The coherence of the image got lost because of the …

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  • 13swell — [c]/swɛl / (say swel) verb (swelled, swollen or swelled, swelling) –verb (i) 1. to grow in bulk, as by absorption of moisture, by inflation or distension, by addition of material in the process of growth, or the like. 2. to rise in waves, as the… …

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  • 14Swell Maps — Les Swell Maps sont un groupe anglais des années 1970, issu de la région de Birmingham, précurseur du post punk, séparés en 1980. Influencés aussi bien par le Glam rock de T. Rex que par le Krautrock de Can, ils ont créé un paysage sonore… …

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  • 15swell — /swel/, v., swelled, swollen or swelled, swelling, n., adj. v.i. 1. to grow in bulk, as by the absorption of moisture or the processes of growth. 2. Path. to increase abnormally in size, as by inflation, distention, accumulation of fluids, or the …

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  • 16swell — 01. His thumb began to [swell] after he hit it with a hammer. 02. The children s bank accounts have been continually [swelling] as their grandparents make monthly deposits for their future education fund. 03. If your knee continues to [swell],… …

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  • 17swell — [[t]swɛl[/t]] v. swelled, swol•len swelled, swell•ing, 1) pat to enlarge in bulk, as by growth, absorption of fluid, or engorgement 2) pat (of a body part or area) to enlarge abnormally without growth of tissue 3) to rise in waves, as the sea 4)… …

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  • 18swell — [OE] Swell comes from prehistoric Germanic *swellan, a verb of unknown origin which also produced German schwellen, Dutch zwellen, and Swedish svälla. Its use as an adjective, meaning ‘fine’, emerged at the beginning of the 19th century. The… …

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  • 19swell — 1. verb 1) her lip swelled up Syn: expand, bulge, distend, inflate, dilate, bloat, puff up, balloon, fatten, fill out, tumefy Ant: shrink, contract 2) …

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  • 20swell — [OE] Swell comes from prehistoric Germanic *swellan, a verb of unknown origin which also produced German schwellen, Dutch zwellen, and Swedish svälla. Its use as an adjective, meaning ‘fine’, emerged at the beginning of the 19th century. The… …

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