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swollen

swol·len

swollen

 
pronunciation:
swo ln
parts of speech:
verb, adjective
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part of speech: verb
definition: a past participle of swell.
 
part of speech: adjective
definition: enlarged by or as if by inflation, internal pressure, growth, or the like; bulging; distended.
similar words:
balloon
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derivations: swollenly (adv.), swollenness (n.)