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  • as inlump
  • as inswelling
  • as insatiation
  • as infullness
  • as inhump

synonyms for tumescence

  • bulge
  • bump
  • chunk
  • hunk
  • knot
  • pile
  • swelling
  • tumor
  • wad
  • agglomeration
  • ball
  • bit
  • block
  • bulk
  • bunch
  • cake
  • chip
  • cluster
  • crumb
  • dab
  • gob
  • group
  • growth
  • handful
  • lot
  • morsel
  • mountain
  • much
  • nugget
  • part
  • peck
  • piece
  • portion
  • protrusion
  • protuberance
  • scrap
  • section
  • solid
  • spot
  • wedge
  • knurl
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antonyms for tumescence

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  • depression
  • individual
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How to use tumescence in a sentence

Tumescence: a swelling or tumid enlargement: a puffed up area.
EXPLANATION OF TERMS USED IN ENTOMOLOGYJOHN. B. SMITH
Tumescence must thus be obtained before desire can become acute, and courtship runs pari passu with physiological processes.
STUDIES IN THE PSYCHOLOGY OF SEX, VOLUME 3 (OF 6)HAVELOCK ELLIS
It is tumescence which is the really essential part of the process, and we cannot afford, with Moll, to ignore it altogether.
STUDIES IN THE PSYCHOLOGY OF SEX, VOLUME 3 (OF 6)HAVELOCK ELLIS
Not only is movement itself a source of tumescence, but even the spectacle of movement tends to produce the same effect.
STUDIES IN THE PSYCHOLOGY OF SEX, VOLUME 3 (OF 6)HAVELOCK ELLIS
A state of tumescence is not normally constant, and tumescence must be obtained before detumescence is possible.
STUDIES IN THE PSYCHOLOGY OF SEX, VOLUME 3 (OF 6)HAVELOCK ELLIS
It seems best to call the first impulse the process of tumescence; the second the process of detumescence.
STUDIES IN THE PSYCHOLOGY OF SEX, VOLUME 3 (OF 6)HAVELOCK ELLIS
It is probable that all these structures serve to excite the sexual apparatus of the female and to promote tumescence.
STUDIES IN THE PSYCHOLOGY OF SEX, VOLUME 3 (OF 6)HAVELOCK ELLIS
In so far, however, as they are aids to tumescence they must be regarded as coming within the range of normal variation.
STUDIES IN THE PSYCHOLOGY OF SEX, VOLUME 4 (OF 6)HAVELOCK ELLIS
The æsthetic question, however, remains the same as if we were dealing with tumescence.
STUDIES IN THE PSYCHOLOGY OF SEX, VOLUME 4 (OF 6)HAVELOCK ELLIS
This is a normal phenomenon in so far as it is a part of tumescence, and not a method of obtaining detumescence.
STUDIES IN THE PSYCHOLOGY OF SEX, VOLUME 4 (OF 6)HAVELOCK ELLIS
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