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Physical ChangePlay
Used to describe something increasing in size due to pressure, injury, or growth. SlideHer cheeks swelled with air as she blew into the balloon.
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Not Always VisiblePlay
The swelling might not be externally apparent but can refer to internal enlargement. SlideAfter eating too much, his stomach felt swollen.
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Metaphorical UsePlay
Can metaphorically describe an increase in emotions or feelings. SlidePride swelled in her chest as she watched her students perform.