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swollen

verb uk   /ˈswəʊ.lən/ us    /ˈswoʊ-/
past participle of swell verb

swollen

adjective uk   /ˈswəʊ.lən/ us    /ˈswoʊ-/
B2 larger than usual: a bruised, swollen face The stream is swollen because of the heavy rain.
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