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See definition of engorgement on Dictionary.com
  • as inoverflow
  • as inrepletion
  • as insatiation
  • as insatiety
  • as insaturation

synonyms for engorgement

  • deluge
  • flash flood
  • overabundance
  • torrent
  • Niagara
  • advance
  • cataclysm
  • cataract
  • congestion
  • discharge
  • encroachment
  • enforcement
  • excess
  • exuberance
  • flooding
  • infringement
  • overcrowding
  • overkill
  • overmuch
  • overproduction
  • plethora
  • pour
  • propulsion
  • push
  • redundancy
  • spate
  • spill
  • spillover
  • submergence
  • submersion
  • superfluity
  • surfeit
  • surplus
  • feeding
  • filling
  • glut
  • gratification
  • indulgence
  • satiety
  • saturation
  • surfeit
  • overfilling
  • slaking

antonyms for engorgement

MOST RELEVANT
  • discouragement
  • insufficiency
  • lack
  • necessity
  • need
  • want
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    How to use engorgement in a sentence

    Magendie found that when given to dogs it produced engorgement, and often inflammation of the lungs.
    THE ACTION OF MEDICINES IN THE SYSTEMFREDERICK WILLIAM HEADLAND
    This condition led to engorgement of the lungs and liver and increased pressure in the venous side of the circulation.
    BLOODLETTING INSTRUMENTS IN THE NATIONAL MUSEUM OF HISTORY AND TECHNOLOGYAUDREY DAVIS
    There was engorgement of blood vessels in the meninges covering the brain.
    WARREN COMMISSION (2 OF 26): HEARINGS VOL. II (OF 15)THE PRESIDENT'S COMMISSION ON THE ASSASSINATION OF PRESIDENT KENNEDY
    The changes observed are those of intense engorgement of the marrow, going on to greenish-yellow purulent infiltration.
    MANUAL OF SURGERYALEXIS THOMSON AND ALEXANDER MILES
    The engorgement of the obstructed territory has received the name of hemorrhagic infarction.
    A SYSTEM OF PRACTICAL MEDICINE BY AMERICAN AUTHORS, VOL. IVARIOUS
    Less constantly, and it would seem in proportion to the development of the rash, engorgement of the glands may be noted elsewhere.
    A SYSTEM OF PRACTICAL MEDICINE BY AMERICAN AUTHORS, VOL. IVARIOUS
    Inflammation of the membranes of the brain leads to the engorgement of the face, ears, and eyes with blood.
    THE EXPRESSION OF EMOTION IN MAN AND ANIMALSCHARLES DARWIN
    This engorgement has given rise to the term "kidney of pregnancy."
    THE ETHICS OF MEDICAL HOMICIDE AND MUTILATIONAUSTIN O'MALLEY
    These may be due in part to hyperplasia and in part to blood-engorgement.
    A SYSTEM OF PRACTICAL MEDICINE BY AMERICAN AUTHORS, VOL. IVARIOUS
    He was sleeping off his Sunday engorgement in a porch chair.
    THE TRIUMPH OF VIRGINIA DALEJOHN FRANCIS, JR.
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