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Adjective
Very good or high in quality
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“I spent the weekend with Gene and Kindy in their swell new apartment.”
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Fashionable, trendy, or in style
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“It's a swell jacket for a fine fella.”
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Of an acceptable or satisfactory standard
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Having or displaying a friendly and pleasant manner
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Of a suitable quality, standard, or type to meet the required purpose
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Noun
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.”
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A gradual increase in amount, intensity, or volume
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“Japan anticipates a huge swell of senior citizens in coming years.”
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Something that protrudes or sticks out
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A man unduly concerned with looking stylish and fashionable
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The breaking of waves on a shore
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A mound of earth and stones raised over a grave or graves
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A sudden occurrence of or increase in a phenomenon, feeling or emotion
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A small hill or mound
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One of the aristocracy, nobility, or people of rank in a community
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Waves that break on an ocean shoreline
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The regular throbbing of the heart, an artery etc.
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A place or point where something deviates from a straight path
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Verb
To increase in amount, size, degree or value
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“The lentils will swell with cooking so maybe add some more water if its looking a little dry.”
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Become or make greater in intensity, number, amount, or volume
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“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.”
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Be intensely affected or filled with a particular emotion
“The old man seemed to swell with wrath and outrage.”
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To become or make greater in intensity, number, amount, or volume
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“The graduate entry scheme has swelled the numbers entering the profession.”
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To become or make greater in intensity, number, amount, or volume
“He passed a pub, the sound of loud music swelling from inside.”
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Rise and fall
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(usually of a liquid) To rise up, to spill over, or to be on the verge of spilling over
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To thicken, especially by boiling, evaporation, or condensation
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To exist in abundance
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To vomit or retch
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To be in great abundance
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To stay in the same place, position or level
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Pride
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To cause inflammation to (one's skin)
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To bend or turn in a curved direction or motion
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To (excessively) boast about one's accomplishments, qualities, or possessions
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To sob without restraint
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Become upset, excited
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To place (things) one on top of the other
Interjection
An elliptical exclamation of satisfaction or commendation
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