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1. swelling

noun. ['ˈswɛlɪŋ'] an abnormal protuberance or localized enlargement.

Synonyms

  • intumescency
  • haematocoele
  • hydrops
  • oscheocele
  • hematocoele
  • oedema
  • puffiness
  • edema
  • symptom
  • tumidity
  • oscheocoele
  • intumescence
  • dropsy
  • spermatocele
  • bunion
  • bloat
  • enlargement
  • lump
  • hematocele
  • tumidness
  • haematocele
  • iridoncus

Antonyms

  • deflation
  • straighten
  • outside
  • obscurity

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Words that Rhyme with Swelling

  • propelling
  • misspelling
  • foretelling
  • expelling
  • dispelling
  • compelling
  • retelling
  • reselling
  • repelling
  • rebelling
  • rappelling
  • outselling
  • flewelling
  • excelling
  • bestselling
  • stelling
  • stehling
  • spelling
  • snelling
  • smelling
  • schmeling
  • schelling
  • quelling
  • lewelling
  • dwelling
  • yelling
  • wehling
  • telling
  • shelling
  • selling

Example sentences of the word swelling


1. Verb, gerund or present participle
Feet also change size, swelling at about 4 in the afternoon and in hot temps.

2. Noun, singular or mass
You have to learn the cause of the joint pain and swelling in order to treat it correctly.

Quotes containing the word swelling


1. She handed him a glass of water and two Aleve gelcaps. “They’re anti-inflammatories. They will dull the pain a little bit and keep down swelling and redness. Swallow the pills, don’t chew.”“Well, I thought I’d stick them into my nose and impersonate a walrus, but if you insist, I’ll swallow them.
- Ilona Andrews, On the Edge

2. True love is boundless like the ocean and, swelling within one, spreads itself out and, crossing all boundaries and frontiers, envelops the whole world.
- Mahatma Gandhi

2. swelling

noun. ['ˈswɛlɪŋ'] the increase in volume of certain substances when they are heated (often accompanied by release of water).

Synonyms

  • intumescence
  • intumescency
  • chemical action
  • chemical change

Antonyms

  • hypocalcemia
  • hyponatremia
  • hyperglycemia
  • hypoglycemia

3. swelling

noun. ['ˈswɛlɪŋ'] something that bulges out or is protuberant or projects from its surroundings.

Synonyms

  • jut
  • belly
  • gibbousness
  • caput
  • prominence
  • nubble
  • extrusion
  • snag
  • bulge
  • projection
  • nub
  • protrusion
  • occipital protuberance
  • bump
  • gibbosity
  • excrescence
  • frontal eminence
  • mogul
  • wart
  • protuberance

Antonyms

  • hypernatremia
  • hypokalemia
  • hyperkalemia
  • contraction
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