Nouns (13)

swell
n. a crescendo followed by a decrescendo
crestless wave, swell
n. the undulating movement of the surface of the open sea
swell
n. a rounded elevation (especially one on an ocean floor)
fashion plate, clotheshorse, swell, beau, sheik, gallant, fop, dude, dandy
n. a man who is much concerned with his dress and appearance

Verbs (13)

tumesce, tumefy, intumesce, swell up, swell
v. expand abnormally; "The bellies of the starving children are swelling"
swell
v. cause to become swollen; "The water swells the wood"
swell
v. increase in size, magnitude, number, or intensity; "The music swelled to a crescendo"
swell, well
v. come up, as of a liquid; "Tears well in her eyes"; "the currents well up"
puff up, swell
v. become filled with pride, arrogance, or anger; "The mother was swelling with importance when she spoke of her son"
well up, swell
v. come up (as of feelings and thoughts, or other ephemeral things); "Strong emotions welled up"; "Smoke swelled from it"

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Fuzzynyms (94)

growth, outgrowth, emergence
n. the gradual beginning or coming forth; "figurines presage the emergence of sculpture in Greece"
hammock, hummock, hillock, mound, knoll
n. a small natural hill
lover
n. a significant other to whom you are not related by marriage
seducer
n. a bad person who entices others into error or wrongdoing
smasher
n. a person who smashes something
increase
v. make bigger or more; "The boss finally increased her salary"; "The university increased the number of students it admitted"
increase
v. make bigger or more; "The boss finally increased her salary"; "The university increased the number of students it admitted"
increase
v. become bigger or greater in amount; "The amount of work increased"
enlarge
v. become larger or bigger
enlarge
v. become larger or bigger
expand
v. make bigger or wider in size, volume, or quantity; "expand the house by adding another wing"
work out, elaborate
v. work out in detail; "elaborate a plan"
work out, elaborate
v. work out in detail; "elaborate a plan"
make grow, develop
v. cause to grow and differentiate in ways conforming to its natural development; "The perfect climate here develops the grain"; "He developed a new kind of apple"
make grow, develop
v. cause to grow and differentiate in ways conforming to its natural development; "The perfect climate here develops the grain"; "He developed a new kind of apple"
bulk, bulge
v. cause to bulge or swell outwards
tumesce, tumefy, intumesce, swell up, swell
v. expand abnormally; "The bellies of the starving children are swelling"
distend
v. cause to expand as it by internal pressure; "The gas distended the animal's body"
distend
v. cause to expand as it by internal pressure; "The gas distended the animal's body"
expand, flourish, thrive, boom
v. grow vigorously; "The deer population in this town is thriving"; "business is booming"
expand, flourish, thrive, boom
v. grow vigorously; "The deer population in this town is thriving"; "business is booming"
warp, buckle, heave
v. bend out of shape, as under pressure or from heat; "The highway buckled during the heat wave"
bloat
v. make bloated or swollen; "Hunger bloated the child's belly"
extend
v. open or straighten out; unbend; "Can we extend the legs of this dining table?"
swell
v. increase in size, magnitude, number, or intensity; "The music swelled to a crescendo"
pass around, circularise, circularize, disperse, diffuse, spread, broadcast, propagate, disseminate, distribute, circulate
v. cause to become widely known; "spread information"; "circulate a rumor"; "broadcast the news"
go around, circulate, spread
v. become widely known and passed on; "the rumor spread"; "the story went around in the office"
spread
v. cover by spreading something over; "spread the bread with cheese"
spread out, open, spread, unfold
v. spread out or open from a closed or folded state; "open the map"; "spread your arms"
spirt, spurt, forge
v. move or act with a sudden increase in speed or energy
heave, surge, billow
v. rise and move, as in waves or billows; "The army surged forward"
heave, surge, billow
v. rise and move, as in waves or billows; "The army surged forward"
coil, spiral, gyrate
v. to wind or move in a spiral course; "the muscles and nerves of his fine drawn body were coiling for action"; "black smoke coiling up into the sky"; "the young people gyrated on the dance floor"
coil, spiral, gyrate
v. to wind or move in a spiral course; "the muscles and nerves of his fine drawn body were coiling for action"; "black smoke coiling up into the sky"; "the young people gyrated on the dance floor"
spiral, corkscrew
v. move in a spiral or zigzag course
spiral, corkscrew
v. move in a spiral or zigzag course
spout, gush, spirt, spurt
v. gush forth in a sudden stream or jet; "water gushed forth"
spread out, expand
v. extend in one or more directions; "The dough expands"
spread out, expand
v. extend in one or more directions; "The dough expands"

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