distended 1 of 2

as in swollen
enlarged beyond normal from internal pressure bees with abdomens distended with honey are less apt to sting

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distended

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verb

past tense of distend

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“Distended.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/distended. Accessed 18 Jun. 2024.

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