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Hollis looked at the young man, considering the likelihood that the woman with the swollen liver had been his mother. Mark Mills AMAGANSETT (2004)The laptop is on the kitchen table next to the notebook, which has swollen with moisture. Mark Burnell CHAMELEON (2004)Here, he placed a hand on a Bible, simply a hand, slightly swollen, slightly petrified. Vanessa Jones THE KINDEST USE A KNIFE (2004)At least three meters tall, it seemed to walk upright like a man, the grass shushing around its swollen body. Gregg Andrew Hurwitz MINUTES TO BURN (2004)

Synonyms of 'swollen'

enlarged, bloated, puffy, inflamed

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Translations for 'swollen'

British English: swollen /ˈswəʊlən/ ADJECTIVE
If a part of your body is swollen, it is larger and rounder than normal, usually as a result of injury or illness.
Her glands were swollen and painful.
  • American English: swollen
  • Arabic: مَنْفُوخ
  • Brazilian Portuguese: inchado
  • Chinese: 肿胀的
  • Croatian: natečen
  • Czech: oteklý
  • Danish: hævet
  • Dutch: gezwollen
  • European Spanish: inflamado hinchado
  • Finnish: turvonnut
  • French: enflé
  • German: geschwollen
  • Greek: πρησμένος
  • Italian: gonfio
  • Japanese: 腫れた
  • Korean: 부푼
  • Norwegian: hoven
  • Polish: spuchnięty
  • European Portuguese: inchado
  • Romanian: umflat
  • Russian: опухший
  • Spanish: inflamado
  • Swedish: svullen
  • Thai: บวม
  • Turkish: şiş
  • Ukrainian: спухлий
  • Vietnamese: bị sưng


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