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English verb: tumesce

1. tumesce (change) expand abnormally


SamplesThe bellies of the starving children are swelling.


Synonymsintumesce, swell, swell up, tumefy


Pattern of useSomething ----s


Broader (hypernym)expand


Narrower (hyponym)belly, belly out, blister, bloat, blow up, distend, puff, puff out, puff up, vesicate









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