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Other reported effects may include fever, shortness of breath, weakness, vomiting, chills, low blood pressure, and even a challenging condition called serum sickness, in which an overactive immune response leads to fever, rash, and joint swelling.

From Fortune

There are more moments of swelling instrumental music than you can count.

Heart images of eight additional athletes showed signs of possible injury to cells without evidence of swelling.

The swelling ranks of developers reflect those concerns, said Paul Offit, who runs the Vaccine Education Center at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.

From Fortune

It puts the onus of smoothing and flattening primarily on the swelling cosmos.

Swelling, pus, the whole shebang; an angry reaction that lasted weeks.

But then, once this swelling tide has receded, what happens?

Not hard to imagine what drives this number – money, the ever swelling lubricant of elective office.

“I was hospitalized for two or three days waiting for the swelling to disappear,” he recalled.

She was crying so much that an assistant was tasked with giving her ice packs to reduce the swelling.

It is small in cloudy swelling from toxins and drugs, and variable in renal tuberculosis and neoplasms.

With fixed bayonets the troops partially succeeded in holding back the swelling crowd.

It is the earnest wish of (swelling his chest) my future wife and myself that she should take up her abode with us.

Dressed Monte's withers with liniment greatly reducing swelling from saddle-gall.

And swelling with anger, he thought to revenge upon the Jews the injury done by them that had put him to flight.


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On this page you'll find 68 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to swelling, such as: abscess, blister, bruise, bump, contusion, and inflammation.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.