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synonyms for swelled

  • accumulate
  • add to
  • balloon
  • bloat
  • bulge
  • enlarge
  • expand
  • fatten
  • grow
  • increase
  • mount
  • rise
  • surge
  • aggravate
  • amplify
  • augment
  • belly
  • billow
  • blister
  • dilate
  • distend
  • enhance
  • extend
  • heighten
  • intensity
  • plump
  • pouch
  • pout
  • protrude
  • puff
  • tumefy
  • uprise
  • be inflated
  • become bloated
  • become distended
  • become swollen
  • fill out
  • grow larger
  • puff up
  • round out
  • well up

antonyms for swelled

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  • 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 swelled in a sentence

Our class has swelled to about a dozen persons now, and a good many others come and play to him once or twice and then go.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
The improvement of transport still further swelled the volume of production.
THE UNSOLVED RIDDLE OF SOCIAL JUSTICESTEPHEN LEACOCK
Railway expectations ran high; immense traffic receipts, sorely needed, ought to have swelled the coffers of the companies.
FIFTY YEARS OF RAILWAY LIFE IN ENGLAND, SCOTLAND AND IRELANDJOSEPH TATLOW
Other writers suffered from that complaint known as "swelled head," but Walter Fetherston never.
THE DOCTOR OF PIMLICOWILLIAM LE QUEUX
The deep, dull murmurings of the multitude swelled in unison with the sighings of the storm rising upon the somber night.
MADAME ROLAND, MAKERS OF HISTORYJOHN S. C. ABBOTT
Swelled as big as two laigs, just as mine was twenty years ago come Christmas, when I sprained it.
THE CROMPTONSMARY J. HOLMES
The vibration swelled to a roar, but the seat of the sound amid the echoing cliffs was indeterminable.
OUTLINES OF THE EARTH'S HISTORYNATHANIEL SOUTHGATE SHALER
Most of the chief ministers of state swelled the crowd; nor was the opposition unrepresented.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND FROM THE ACCESSION OF JAMES II.THOMAS BABINGTON MACAULAY
And the men rowed hard to return the land, but they were not able: because the sea tossed and swelled upon them.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
They were crashing upon it; the red speedster swelled instantly before their eyes.
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