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Thereafter, the 1960s swelled with political zeal and social unrest.

The crowd of journalists that has swelled to its largest number.

The crowd of journalists that had swelled to its largest number.

In recent weeks, the size of these groups has swelled to up to 100.

The number who feel lower class has swelled from 25% in 2008 to an almost doubled 49% in 2014 according to CNN.

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.

The improvement of transport still further swelled the volume of production.

Railway expectations ran high; immense traffic receipts, sorely needed, ought to have swelled the coffers of the companies.

Other writers suffered from that complaint known as "swelled head," but Walter Fetherston never.

The deep, dull murmurings of the multitude swelled in unison with the sighings of the storm rising upon the somber night.


On this page you'll find 59 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to swelled, such as: bloat, bulge, balloon, rise, enlarge, and add to.

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