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swell



I - noun
1. the undulating movement of the surface of the open sea (Freq. 3)
Syn:
crestless wave
Hypernyms:
wave, moving ridge
Hyponyms:
ground swell, heavy swell
2. a rounded elevation (especially one on an ocean floor) (Freq. 2)
Hypernyms:
natural elevation, elevation
3. a crescendo followed by a decrescendo (Freq. 1)
Hypernyms:
crescendo
4. a man who is much concerned with his dress and appearance
Syn:
dandy, dude, fop, gallant, sheik,
beau, fashion plate, clotheshorse
Derivationally related forms:
dandify (for: dandy)
Hypernyms:
man, adult male
Hyponyms:
coxcomb, cockscomb, macaroni
Instance Hyponyms:
Brummell, George Bryan Brummell, Beau Brummell

II - verb
1. increase in size, magnitude, number, or intensity (Freq. 5)
- The music swelled to a crescendo
Hypernyms:
increase
Verb Frames:
- Something ----s
- Something is ----ing PP
2. become filled with pride, arrogance, or anger (Freq. 4)
- The mother was swelling with importance when she spoke of her son
Syn:
puff up
Hypernyms:
act, behave, do
Verb Frames:
- Something ----s
3. expand abnormally (Freq. 4)
- The bellies of the starving children are swelling
Syn:
swell up, intumesce, tumefy, tumesce
Derivationally related forms:
tumescent (for: tumesce), tumefaction (for: tumefy), intumescency (for: intumesce), intumescence (for: intumesce), swelling
Hypernyms:
expand
Hyponyms:
distend, belly, belly out, puff, puff up,
blow up, puff out, bloat, blister, vesicate
Verb Frames:
- Something ----s
- Did his feet swell?
4. come up (as of feelings and thoughts, or other ephemeral things) (Freq. 1)
- Strong emotions welled up
- Smoke swelled from it
Syn:
well up
Hypernyms:
originate, arise, rise, develop, uprise,
spring up, grow
Verb Frames:
- Something ----s
- Something is ----ing PP
5. come up, as of a liquid (Freq. 1)
- Tears well in her eyes
- the currents well up
Syn:
well
Hypernyms:
surface, come up, rise up, rise
Verb Frames:
- Something is ----ing PP
6. cause to become swollen
- The water swells the wood
Hypernyms:
grow
Hyponyms:
bulge, bulk, tumefy, bloat
Cause:
swell up, intumesce, tumefy, tumesce
Verb Frames:
- Something ----s something

III - adjective
very good (Freq. 1)
- he did a bully job
- a neat sports car
- had a great time at the party
- you look simply smashing
Syn:
bang-up, bully, corking, cracking, dandy,
great, groovy, keen, neat, nifty, not bad,
peachy, slap-up, smashing
Similar to:
good
Usage Domain:
colloquialism

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