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Synonyms for swollen
ˈswoʊ lən

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. conceited, egotistic, egotistical, self-conceited, swollen, swollen-headed, vain(adj)

    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"

    Synonyms:
    bootless, narcissistic, fruitless, vain, self-loving, egotistic, swollen-headed, conceited, futile, sleeveless, egotistical, self-conceited

    Antonyms:
    humble

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. swollen(a)

    Synonyms:
    tumid, tumefied, bloated, purled up

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "swollen":

    inflated, bloated, enlarged, puffy

How to pronounce swollen?

Alex
Alex
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Daniel
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Karen
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Veena
Veena
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How to say swollen in sign language?

  1. swollen

Words popularity by usage frequency

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#12599puffy
#13086enlarged
#15690vain
#21156swollen
#22525sleeveless
#25118inflated
#26975futile
#34487bloated
#48116fruitless
#53075narcissistic
#64373egotistical
#67211conceited
#236805egotistic

How to use swollen in a sentence?

  1. Sarah Hyland:

    I don’t mind when you say that I look pregnant. Or fat. Because I know that my face is swollen from medication that is saving my life.

  2. 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.

  3. Mao Zedong:

    Swollen in head, weak in legs, sharp in tongue but empty in belly. (On intellectuals)

  4. 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.

  5. Donna Emley:

    My eyes and face were swollen, and I had a rash all over my trunk.


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