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verb
  1. 1

    swell

    or

    swell up

    to become larger than normal, usually because of liquid collecting inside

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    1. a.
      to make something larger than normal

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  2. 3
    literary to become gradually louder

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  3. 4
    mainly literary someone who swells with pride, joy, etc. feels extremely proud or happy

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