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  • TWL/NWL (Scrabble US / Canada / Thailand)
  • SOWPODS/CSW (Scrabble UK / International)
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Meaning of swell

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      adj 1: very good; "he did a bully job"; "a neat sports car";
             "had a great time at the party"; "you look simply
             smashing" [syn: {bang-up}, {bully}, {corking},
             {cracking}, {dandy}, {great}, {groovy}, {keen}, {neat},
             {nifty}, {not bad(p)}, {peachy}, {slap-up}, {swell},
      n 1: the undulating movement of the surface of the open sea
           [syn: {swell}, {crestless wave}]
      2: a rounded elevation (especially one on an ocean floor)
      3: a crescendo followed by a decrescendo
      4: a man who is much concerned with his dress and appearance
         [syn: {dandy}, {dude}, {fop}, {gallant}, {sheik}, {beau},
         {swell}, {fashion plate}, {clotheshorse}]
      v 1: increase in size, magnitude, number, or intensity; "The
           music swelled to a crescendo"
      2: become filled with pride, arrogance, or anger; "The mother
         was swelling with importance when she spoke of her son" [syn:
         {swell}, {puff up}]
      3: expand abnormally; "The bellies of the starving children are
         swelling" [syn: {swell}, {swell up}, {intumesce}, {tumefy},
      4: come up (as of feelings and thoughts, or other ephemeral
         things); "Strong emotions welled up"; "Smoke swelled from it"
         [syn: {well up}, {swell}]
      5: come up, as of a liquid; "Tears well in her eyes"; "the
         currents well up" [syn: {well}, {swell}]
      6: cause to become swollen; "The water swells the wood"

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