English - Vietnamese Dictionary
swollen /'swoulən/Concise Dictionary
- động tính từ quá khứ của swell
- tính từ
- sưng phồng, phình ra, căng ra
+abnormally distended especially by fluids or gas
+abnormally expanded or increased in size; (`swollen' is sometimes used in combination)
+characteristic of false pride; having an exaggerated sense of self-importance
+overfull with water
+the undulating movement of the surface of the open sea
+a rounded elevation (especially one on an ocean floor)
+a crescendo followed by a decrescendo
+a man who is much concerned with his dress and appearance
+increase in size, magnitude, number, or intensity
+become filled with pride, arrogance, or anger
+come up (as of feelings and thoughts, or other ephemeral things)
+come up, as of a liquid
+cause to become swollen
Advanced English Dictionary
enlarged, distended, inflated, bloated, bulging, puffed up or out, tumid, tumescent, expanded, turgid, puffy, oversized, outsized, Technical dropsical, hypertrophied, proud:
My knee was swollen for three days after that knock.
+ adjectiveCollocation Dictionary
1 (of a part of the body) larger than normal, especially as a result of a disease or an injury: swollen joints / glands / feet + Her eyes were red and swollen from crying.
2 (of a river) containing more water than normal
See also - SWELL v.
be, feel, look, seem | become, get
Her legs had got swollen from standing up all day.
badly, grossly, hideously, horribly, very
His ankle is bruised and quite badly swollen. Her face was still horribly swollen.
Her eyes were all red and swollen from crying.
| a bit, quite, rather, slightly
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