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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 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.
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.
And the men rowed hard to return the land, but they were not able: because the sea tossed and swelled upon them.
They were crashing upon it; the red speedster swelled instantly before their eyes.

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oligopolynoun | [ol-i-gop-uh-lee ]SEE DEFINITION