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  • as inballoon
  • as inswell
  • as inbillow
  • as inbloat
  • as inbulge
  • as inprotuberate

synonyms for bellied

  • enlarge
  • expand
  • inflate
  • swell
  • belly
  • bulge
  • dilate
  • distend
  • blow up
  • puff out

antonyms for bellied

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  • abridge
  • compress
  • contract
  • lessen
  • lower
  • shrink
  • cave in
  • abridge
  • decline
  • decrease
  • diminish
  • drop
  • fall
  • lessen
  • lose
  • lower
  • reduce
  • shrink
  • slump
  • compress
  • condense
  • contract
  • curtail
  • shorten
  • concentrate
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How to use bellied in a sentence

Myiodynastes luteiventris luteiventris Sclater: Sulfur-bellied Flycatcher.
SUMMER BIRDS FROM THE YUCATAN PENINSULAERWIN E. KLAAS
As they went cutting sidewise through the water, the sails bellied taut, with the wind filling and overflowing them.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
Calves thus brought up, have often proved light-bellied, indifferent feeders, and decidedly inferior animals.
DOMESTIC ANIMALSRICHARD L. ALLEN
I opened a big-bellied one indeed, and found it full of spawn.
THE NATURAL HISTORY OF SELBORNE, VOL. 1GILBERT WHITE
The shad-bellied coat was bad enough—you could take that off, though—but there was something worse that stayed on.
SOUTH AMERICAN FIGHTS AND FIGHTERSCYRUS TOWNSEND BRADY
Mrs. Rond lent me a huge-bellied stove, the fireplace no longer proving of comfort.
TRAMPING ON LIFEHARRY KEMP
As the yellow-bellied woodpecker was the most abundant species in these woods, I attributed it to him.
A YEAR IN THE FIELDSJOHN BURROUGHS
Pot-bellied idols smirked in every corner; lion and tiger skins were spread on the floor.
DRY FISH AND WETANTHON BERNHARD ELIAS NILSEN
After all, I ought to have scotched the rusty, red-bellied water-snake leering at me now.
ROOF AND MEADOWDALLAS LORE SHARP
"Good old tun-bellied divines," and others of the species, come in for their share of raillery.
FLOWERS OF FREETHOUGHTGEORGE W. FOOTE
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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