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distend

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  • verbbulge, swell
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Synonyms for distend

verb bulge, swell
  • amplify
  • augment
  • balloon
  • bloat
  • dilate
  • distort
  • enlarge
  • expand
  • increase
  • inflate
  • lengthen
  • puff
  • stretch
  • widen

Antonyms for distend

  • abbreviate
  • abridge
  • compress
  • condense
  • contract
  • curtail
  • decrease
  • deflate
  • diminish
  • lessen
  • lower
  • reduce
  • shorten
  • shrink
  • cave in
  • fall
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

More words related to distend

balloon

verb. billow out; bloat
  • belly
  • blow up
  • bulge
  • dilate
  • distend
  • enlarge
  • expand
  • inflate
  • puff out
  • swell
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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