Definitions of swollen:
  • adjective:   abnormally expanded or increased in size; (`swollen' is sometimes used in combination)
    Example: "The need to clean out swollen inventories"
  • adjective:   overfull with water
    Example: "Swollen rivers and creeks"
  • adjective:   characteristic of false pride; having an exaggerated sense of self-importance
    Example: "So swollen by victory that he was unfit for normal duty"
  • adjective:   abnormally distended especially by fluids or gas
    Example: "Swollen hands"

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