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synonyms for well up

  • 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
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antonyms for well up

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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 well up in a sentence

What need to look to right or left when you are swallowing up free mile after mile of dizzying road?
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
Mrs. Wurzel was quite right; they had been supplied, regardless of cost, from Messrs. Rochet and Stole's well-known establishment.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
Most of the men leaped up, caught hold of spears or knives, and rushed out.
THE GIANT OF THE NORTHR.M. BALLANTYNE
Some weeks after, the creditor chanced to be in Boston, and in walking up Tremont street, encountered his enterprising friend.
THE BOOK OF ANECDOTES AND BUDGET OF FUN;VARIOUS
In less than ten minutes, the bivouac was broken up, and our little army on the march.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
The big room at King's Warren Parsonage was already fairly well filled.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
The country is well inhabited, for it contains fifty-one cities, near a hundred walled towns, and a great number of villages.
GULLIVER'S TRAVELSJONATHAN SWIFT
The bride elect rushes up to him, and so they both step down to the foot-lights.
PHYSIOLOGY OF THE OPERAJOHN H. SWABY (AKA "SCRICI")
I was busy loading the piece when an exclamation of surprise from one of the men made me look up.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
Even as they gazed they saw its roof caught up, and whirled off as if it had been a scroll of paper.
THE GIANT OF THE NORTHR.M. BALLANTYNE
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