Definisi 'swell'
English to English
adjective
1 Having the characteristics of a person of rank and importance; showy; dandified; distinguished; as, a swell person; a swell neighborhood.
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adjective satellite
2 very good
Example:
• he did a bully job
• a neat sports car
• had a great time at the party
• you look simply smashing
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noun
3 the undulating movement of the surface of the open sea
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4 a rounded elevation (especially one on an ocean floor)
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5 a crescendo followed by a decrescendo
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6 a man who is much concerned with his dress and appearance
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7 The act of swelling.
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verb
8 increase in size, magnitude, number, or intensity
Example:
• The music swelled to a crescendo
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9 become filled with pride, arrogance, or anger
Example:
• The mother was swelling with importance when she spoke of her son
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10 expand abnormally
Example:
• The bellies of the starving children are swelling
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11 come up (as of feelings and thoughts, or other ephemeral things)
Example:
• Strong emotions welled up
• Smoke swelled from it
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12 come up, as of a liquid
Example:
• Tears well in her eyes
• the currents well up
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13 cause to become swollen
Example:
• The water swells the wood
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14 To grow larger; to dilate or extend the exterior surface or dimensions, by matter added within, or by expansion of the inclosed substance; as, the legs swell in dropsy; a bruised part swells; a bladder swells by inflation.
source: webster1913
15 To increase the size, bulk, or dimensions of; to cause to rise, dilate, or increase; as, rains and dissolving snow swell the rivers in spring; immigration swells the population.
source: webster1913
More Word(s)
dandify, tumefaction, lump, puffiness, swelling, intumesce, swell up, tumefy, tumesce, colloquialism, crescendo, moving ridge, wave, elevation, natural elevation, expand, grow, increase, cockscomb, coxcomb, macaroni, distend,
Related Word(s)
swollen, swell,

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