Thesaurus > Related Words: intumesce

  Words related to intumesce

Related / Similar Words: swell, swell up, tumefy, tumesce, bubble up

 

Definition:
  • expand abnormally; "The bellies of the starving children are swelling";
  • move upwards in bubbles, as from the effect of heating; also used metaphorically; "Gases bubbled up from the earth"; "Marx''s ideas have bubbled up in many places in Latin America";

  •  
    Hyponyms: distend, belly, belly out, puff, puff up, blow up, puff out, bloat, blister, vesicate

     

    Derivational Morphology: tumefaction, intumescence, intumescency, swelling, puffiness, lump

     

     
      Search Thesaurus

    Search the meaning/definition of over one hundred thousand words!
     
     
      
      Feature Word
     
      Find words starting with:
       
    A
    B
    C
       
    D
    E
    F
       
    G
    H
    I
       
    J
    K
    L
       
    M
    N
    O
       
    P
    Q
    R
       
    S
    T
    U
       
    V
    W
    X
       
    Y
    Z