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Translation of "swell" - English-Spanish dictionary

swell

verb /swel/ ( past tense swelled, past participle swollen /ˈswoulən/)
to make or become larger, greater or thicker hinchar(se), inflar(se) The insect-bite made her finger swell The continual rain had swollen the river I invited her to join us on the excursion in order to swell the numbers.
swelling noun
a swollen area, especially on the body as a result of injury, disease etc hinchazón, tumefacción She had a swelling on her arm where the wasp had stung her.
swollen /ˈswəulən/ adjective
increased in size, thickness etc, through swelling hinchado a swollen river He had a swollen ankle after falling down the stairs.
swollen-headed adjective
too pleased with oneself; conceited creído, vanidoso, engreído He’s very swollen-headed about his success.
swell out phrasal verb
to (cause to) bulge inflar(se) The sails swelled out in the wind.
swell up phrasal verb
(of a part of the body) to swell hinchar(se), abultarse The toothache made her face swell up.
(Definition of swell from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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