swollen

[swˈə͡ʊlən], [swˈə‍ʊlən], [s_w_ˈəʊ_l_ə_n]

Definitions of swollen:

  1.   of Swell – Newage Dictionary DB
  2.   Past participle of the verb swell. – The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  3.   Swelled. – Newage Dictionary DB
  4.   Of to swell. – The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  5.   Pa. p. of SWELL. – The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.

Quotes for swollen:

  1. Fame is like a river, that beareth up things light and swollen and drowns things weighty and solid. – Francis Bacon
  2. When I got back to my father and mother and was sitting up there in our tepee, my face was still all puffed and my legs and arms were badly swollen but I felt good all over and wanted to get right up and run around. – Black Elk
  3. I don't think I ever had a swollen head: I remember where I come from. – Eva Herzigova
  4. Creation destroys as it goes, throws down one tree for the rise of another. But ideal mankind would abolish death, multiply itself million upon million, rear up city upon city, save every parasite alive, until the accumulation of mere existence is swollen to a horror. – David Herbert Lawrence
  5. Swollen in head, weak in legs, sharp in tongue but empty in belly. – Mao Zedong

Usage examples for swollen:

  1. They were swollen to three times their natural size and were so inflamed that I thought I would be obliged to give up. ” – In and Out of Rebel Prisons by Lieut. A. [Alonzo] Cooper
  2. The ankle was badly swollen – Paradise Bend by William Patterson White
  3. Shortly he went to sleep with his swollen face fallen forward on his chest. ” – Maggie: A Girl of the Streets by Stephen Crane
  4. Her eyes were red and swollen with weeping. ” – A Monk of Cruta by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  5. She came down soon with a smile on her face, but the swollen eyes showed the grief she had been struggling with. ” – Dawn by Mrs. Harriet A. Adams
  6. By six o'clock the last bottle was packed, and Nance washed the blood and dirt off her hands and forced her swollen aching feet into her shoes. ” – Calvary Alley by Alice Hegan Rice
  7. Mine were swollen too, and we stood staring miserably at each other, but not approaching a step nearer, until at last she said coldly- Mother sent me upstairs to ask if you would prefer to have your breakfast in bed. ” – The Heart of Una Sackville by Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey
  8. The poor music- teacher's face was swollen almost past recognition with crying. ” – Winding Paths by Gertrude Page
  9. Her face was swollen from crying and her eyes were red. ” – Best Russian Short Stories by Various
  10. “ For a long time I gazed at the swollen features before I realised what it was that fascinated and puzzled me about her. ” – The Dream Doctor by Arthur B. Reeve

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