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synonyms for distended

  • bloated
  • bulging
  • enlarged
  • expanded
  • inflated
  • stretched
  • puffed out
  • puffy
  • tumescent
  • tumid
  • turgid
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antonyms for distended

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  • deflated
  • shrunken
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How to use distended in a sentence

In two or three seconds she had become suggestive of an animal, her nostrils distended, the upper lip drawn back from her teeth.
THE WINNING CLUEJAMES HAY, JR.
The Countess Lavinia slowly turned her head and fixed her distended eyes on the speaker.
THE RAKE'S PROGRESSMARJORIE BOWEN
He thought her speech outrageous; his nostrils distended a little and his eyes darkened.
THE RAKE'S PROGRESSMARJORIE BOWEN
The stomach was much distended, and when I state this fact I am sure it will excite much curiosity as to the reason why.
THE ADVENTURES OF LOUIS DE ROUGEMONTLOUIS DE ROUGEMONT
By way of doing so, he set up a stout fence-rail between his landlord's distended jaws, and went away.
THE FIEND'S DELIGHTDOD GRILE
It must therefore have been spoken either before the minister distended his cheeks, or after he had exhausted them.
THE FIEND'S DELIGHTDOD GRILE
Its neck is ample and bloated, and when distended in excitement reminds one of a pouter-pigeon.
THE HOME OF THE BLIZZARDDOUGLAS MAWSON
Once more Guapo's cheeks were distended—once more came the strong, quick puff—and away went the arrow.
POPULAR ADVENTURE TALESMAYNE REID
The perspiration stood in beads on the man's forehead, and the veins were visibly distended.
DUFFELSEDWARD EGGLESTON
In young fowls it becomes sometimes preternaturally distended, while the bird pines for want of nourishment.
THE MIRROR OF LITERATURE, AMUSEMENT, AND INSTRUCTION, VOL. 13, ISSUE 377, JUNE 27, 1829VARIOUS
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO DISTENDED

  • bouncing
  • bouncy
  • bulgy
  • distended
  • ebbing and flowing
  • heaving
  • puffy
  • rippling
  • rising
  • rising and falling
  • rolling
  • swelling
  • swirling
  • swollen
  • undulating
  • waving
  • wavy
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.