SWELL

swell

1. [Noun]: the undulating movement of the surface of the open sea

2. [Noun]: a man who is much concerned with his dress and appearance

3. [Noun]: a crescendo followed by a decrescendo

4. [Noun]: a rounded elevation (especially one on an ocean floor)

5. very good; "he did a bully job"; "a neat sports car"; "had a great time at the party"; "you look simply smashing"

6. [Verb]: cause to become swollen; "The water swells the wood"

7. [Verb]: come up; "Tears well in her eyes"

8. [Verb]: as of feelings and thoughts, or other ephemeral things; "Strong emotions welled up"; "Smoke swelled from it"

9. [Verb]: expand abnormally; "The bellies of the starving children are swelling"

10. [Verb]: increase in size, magnitude, number, or intensity; "The music swelled to a crescendo"

11. [Verb]: become filled with pride, arrogance, or anger; "The mother was swelling with importance when she spoke of her son"

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