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swollen

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of swollen

  1. enlarged beyond normal from internal pressure a swollen ankle from a sprain Synonyms of swollen blown, distended, overinflated, puffed, bloated, tumescent, tumid, turgid, varicose (also varicosed)Words Related to swollen ballooned, blown up, expanded; bulging, dilated, protuberant; ventricose; ballooning, dilating, turgescentNear Antonyms of swollen collapsed, deflated, detumescent



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