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  1. well up, swell(verb)

    come up (as of feelings and thoughts, or other ephemeral things)

    "Strong emotions welled up"; "Smoke swelled from it"

    Synonyms:
    swell up, swell, tumefy, intumesce, tumesce, puff up, well

How to pronounce well up?

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How to say well up in sign language?

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How to use well up in a sentence?

  1. John Debes:

    Most of the models scientists have created to explain rings around white dwarfs only work well up to around 100 million years, so this star is really challenging our assumptions of how planetary systems evolve.

  2. British Open champion Paul Lawrie:

    There's a lot of good players behind me. Branden Grace is obviously defending champion, won here before and well up the world rankings, so tomorrow is going to be a different challenge but I'm looking forward to it.

  3. Briar Mcqueen:

    I started to well up and could n’t thank her enough. I was so surprised and in complete awe of her. I forgot to ask her name but I just thanked her over and over again and then she just walked off like it was nothing, i was smiling all day about it.

  4. Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning:

    Not looking too far ahead, not looking too far back has really helped me this season, it's really served me well up to this point. I'm going to stick to that philosophy.

  5. Tim Dixon:

    They well up with tears about it.


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