swell up

Definitions of swell up
  1. verb
    expand abnormally
    synonyms: intumesce, swell, tumefy, tumesce
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    distend
    swell from or as if from internal pressure
    belly, belly out
    swell out or bulge out
    blow up, puff, puff out, puff up
    to swell or cause to enlarge, "Her faced puffed up from the drugs"
    bloat
    become bloated or swollen or puff up
    blister, vesicate
    get blistered
    type of:
    expand
    become larger in size or volume or quantity
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