swell (Meaning)

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swell (n)

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

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swell (v)

increase in size, magnitude, number, or intensity

become filled with pride, arrogance, or anger

expand abnormally

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

come up, as of a liquid

cause to become swollen

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swell (s)

very good

swell Sentence Examples

  1. The beachgoers watched in awe as the ocean's waves swelled and broke against the shore.
  2. The crowd swelled around the orator, eager to hear his words.
  3. The pain in his ankle swelled uncomfortably, threatening to immobilize him.
  4. The river swelled after the torrential rain, flooding the surrounding low-lying areas.
  5. The national pride swelled within the citizens as they witnessed their team's triumph.
  6. The yeast caused the dough to swell and rise, creating a fluffy and airy loaf.
  7. The storm clouds swelled menacingly in the distance, casting an ominous shadow over the city.
  8. The compliments from her colleagues swelled her heart with gratitude.
  9. The orchestra's music swelled in intensity, creating a crescendo that filled the concert hall.
  10. The balloons swelled and floated gracefully in the sky, adding a festive touch to the celebration.

FAQs About the word swell

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

fine, hot, awesome, prime, terrific, marvellous, beautiful, stellar, wonderful, excellent

vile, rotten, lousy, vile, bad, awful, poor, rotten,poor, wretched

The beachgoers watched in awe as the ocean's waves swelled and broke against the shore.

The crowd swelled around the orator, eager to hear his words.

The pain in his ankle swelled uncomfortably, threatening to immobilize him.

The river swelled after the torrential rain, flooding the surrounding low-lying areas.