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ˈswoʊ lənswollen

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. conceited, egotistic, egotistical, self-conceited, swollen, swollen-headed, vainadjective

    characteristic of false pride; having an exaggerated sense of self-importance

    "a conceited fool"; "an attitude of self-conceited arrogance"; "an egotistical disregard of others"; "so swollen by victory that he was unfit for normal duty"; "growing ever more swollen-headed and arbitrary"; "vain about her clothes"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Swollen

    of Swell

  2. Swollen

    p. p. of Swell

  3. Swollenadjective

    enlarged by swelling; immoderately increased; as, swollen eyes; swollen streams

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Swollen

    swōln, pa.p. of swell.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of swollen in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of swollen in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of swollen in a Sentence

  1. Marcie Kirkup:

    By the next morning, my face and nose was swollen, and my face was starting to get a crusty rash on it like a burn.

  2. Andrew Schneider:

    Greetings on this most exceedingly beautiful spring morning. A morning swollen with new life, a morning on which, if I had the voice, I would let loose with song. It's hard to believe just a few short weeks ago we were eating our cornflakes in the wintery dark. Now, well it's still kind of dim out there, but I can see the golden glow of Apollo's chariot waiting in the wings, about to make its entrance. Winter's on the lam, no doubt.

  3. Michel Le Pechoux:

    The soil is saturated with rain and the rivers are already swollen, so the emergency is likely to get worse from flooding in the next few days.

  4. Lloyd Blankfein:

    ( The) U.S. economy is not going off the rails, i'm generally sanguine. We muddle through. I think some of this is an overreaction to the overreaction of assets being so swollen.

  5. South African artist William Kentridge:

    The Tiber is a river swollen with glory and pain. On one side the fortune of the popes, on the other the suffering of the Jewish Ghetto. Above ... a pulsating, splendid city; below, under the bridges, the desperation of the homeless.

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