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Definition of swollen adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

      

    swollen

     adjective
    adjective
    NAmE//ˈswoʊlən//
     
     
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  1. 1(of a part of the body) larger than normal, especially as a result of a disease or an injury swollen glands Her eyes were red and swollen from crying.
  2. 2(of a river) containing more water than normal see also swell
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: swollen

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