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puff up

phrasal verb with puff uk   us   /pʌf/ verb
If part of your body puffs up, it becomes bigger because it is infected or injured: My leg puffed up all round the insect bite.
Translations of “puff up”
in Chinese (Traditional) (因感染或受傷)腫脹…
in Russian распухать…
in Turkish şişmek, apse yapmak, kabarmak…
in Chinese (Simplified) (因感染或受伤)肿胀…
in Polish puchnąć…
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