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Excellent or fine
“I spent the weekend with Gene and Kindy in their swell new apartment.”
A slow, regular movement of the sea in rolling waves that do not break
“You don't smell the salt air of the ocean, feel the swell of the waves under your boat or the slipperiness of a freshly caught fish.”
A gradual increase in amount, intensity, or volume
“Japan anticipates a huge swell of senior citizens in coming years.”
A part that sticks out from the general mass of something
“… the graceful swell of the bottle was meant to be evocative of the female figure.”
To make greater in size, amount, or number
“The lentils will swell with cooking so maybe add some more water if its looking a little dry.”
Become or make greater in intensity, number, amount, or volume
“These bring an influx of travelling cod in to swell the ranks of any resident cod, plus the big fast tides will displace more food for the cod to eat and stir up some coloured water which cod feed best in.”
Be intensely affected or filled with a particular emotion
“The old man seemed to swell with wrath and outrage.”
“The graduate entry scheme has swelled the numbers entering the profession.”
“He passed a pub, the sound of loud music swelling from inside.”
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