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Overview of verb intumesce

The verb intumesce has 2 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. bubble up, intumesce

(move upwards in bubbles, as from the effect of heating; also used metaphorically; "Gases bubbled up from the earth"; "Marx's ideas have bubbled up in many places in Latin America")

2. swell, swell up, intumesce, tumefy, tumesce

(expand abnormally; "The bellies of the starving children are swelling") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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