Significado de swell

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Inchação, inflamação, intumescência, encher, inchar, elegante, ótimo, excelente, crescer, enfeitado.

v. i.

To grow larger; to dilate or extend the exterior surface or dimensions, by matter added within, or by expansion of the inclosed substance; as, the legs swell in dropsy; a bruised part swells; a bladder swells by inflation.
To increase in size or extent by any addition; to increase in volume or force; as, a river swells, and overflows its banks; sounds swell or diminish.
To rise or be driven into waves or billows; to heave; as, in tempest, the ocean swells into waves.
To be puffed up or bloated; as, to swell with pride.
To be inflated; to belly; as, the sails swell.
To be turgid, bombastic, or extravagant; as, swelling words; a swelling style.
To protuberate; to bulge out; as, a cask swells in the middle.
To be elated; to rise arrogantly.
To grow upon the view; to become larger; to expand.1
To become larger in amount; as, many little debts added, swell to a great amount.1
To act in a pompous, ostentatious, or arrogant manner; to strut; to look big.1
To increase the size, bulk, or dimensions of; to cause to rise, dilate, or increase; as, rains and dissolving snow swell the rivers in spring; immigration swells the population.1
To aggravate; to heighten.1
To raise to arrogance; to puff up; to inflate; as, to be swelled with pride or haughtiness.1
To augment gradually in force or loudness, as the sound of a note.1
The act of swelling.1
Gradual increase.1
Increase or augmentation in bulk; protuberance.1
Increase in height; elevation; rise.2
Increase of force, intensity, or volume of sound.2
Increase of power in style, or of rhetorical force.2
A gradual ascent, or rounded elevation, of land; as, an extensive plain abounding with little swells.2
A wave, or billow; especially, a succession of large waves; the roll of the sea after a storm; as, a heavy swell sets into the harbor.2
A gradual increase and decrease of the volume of sound; the crescendo and diminuendo combined; -- generally indicated by the sign.2
A showy, dashing person; a dandy.2
Having the characteristics of a person of rank and importance; showy; dandified; distinguished; as, a swell person; a swell neighborhood


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Vogais: e

Consoantes: swll

Palavras Parecidas

sell, sewel, shell, sweal, swill, szell, sewellel, shelly, shewel, skelly.