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swell (n):
a crescendo followed by a decrescendo
swell (n):
the undulating movement of the surface of the open sea
swell (n):
a rounded elevation (especially one on an ocean floor)
swell (n):
a man who is much concerned with his dress and appearance
Related Word: dandy
swell (v):
expand abnormally
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The bellies of the starving children are swelling
Related Words: intumescetumefytumesce
swell (v):
cause to become swollen
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The water swells the wood
swell (v):
increase in size, magnitude, number, or intensity
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The music swelled to a crescendo
swell (v):
come up, as of a liquid
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Tears well in her eyes.
the currents well up
swell (v):
come up (as of feelings and thoughts, or other ephemeral things)
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Strong emotions welled up.
Smoke swelled from it
swell (v):
become filled with pride, arrogance, or anger
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The mother was swelling with importance when she spoke of her son
swell (s):
very good
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he did a bully job.
a neat sports car.
had a great time at the party.
you look simply smashing
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you can never teach an old dog new tricks

Ağaç yaşken eğilir.
something that you say which means it is difficult to make someone change the way they do something when they have been doing it the same way for a long time.


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