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swelling

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(Entry 1 of 2)

a small rounded mass of swollen tissue
  • the swelling at the site of the insect bite was not too concerning

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swelling

verb
present participle of swell

Synonyms & Antonyms of swelling (Entry 2 of 2)

3 to extend outward beyond a usual point
  • at that point the Congo River swells and forms Malebo Pool

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The first known use of swelling was before the 12th century

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“Swelling.” The Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/swelling. Accessed 29 January 2020.

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