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Noun
Having a high or aristocratic status in society
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High society
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Plural for a gradual increase in physical size
“The query is, does this arise from the immediate stroke of the heart, or is it by the lateral pressure, occasioned by the swell of the arteries?”
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Plural for a gradual increase in amount, intensity, or degree
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“The country anticipates a huge swell of senior citizens in the coming years.”
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Plural for a slow, regular movement of the sea in rolling waves that do not break
“You smell the salt air of the ocean, feel the swell of the waves under your boat, and the slipperiness of a freshly caught fish.”
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Plural for something that protrudes or sticks out
“My poor dog has a big swell on his leg, and the doctors are undecided on what exactly is causing the swelling.”
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Plural for a man unduly concerned with looking stylish and fashionable
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Plural for a sudden flow or flood
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Plural for a small wave or series of waves on the surface of water
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Plural for the breaking of waves on a shore
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Plural for a mound of earth and stones raised over a grave or graves
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Plural for a small hill or mound
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Plural for the regular throbbing of the heart, an artery etc.
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Plural for one of the aristocracy, nobility, or people of rank in a community
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Plural for a place or point where something deviates from a straight path
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To become increasingly bloated or large in size
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“Hot air found its way into the balloon, which began to swell and rise out of the basket.”
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To increase, or cause to increase, in amount, degree or value
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“Mr. Borda expected kangaroo numbers would swell again in September or October and predicted the state would not cope with more animals.”
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To be filled with something, or be intensely affected by an emotion
“The thought of managing his own store someday made Glen swell with pride.”
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To become or make louder in volume
“The great city was waking up, and the noise began to swell, like the roar of the sea.”
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To move, or cause to move, in a wavelike motion
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To thicken, especially by boiling, evaporation, or condensation
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To be in great abundance
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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 become excitedly upset or angry
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To have or cause to have blisters
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To congratulate (oneself) proudly
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