Distend - Crossword Clue

Crossword Clue Last Updated: 18/10/2021

Below are possible answers for the crossword clue Distend.

9 letter answer(s) to distend

INTUMESCE
  1. expand abnormally; "The bellies of the starving children are swelling"
  2. 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"

5 letter answer(s) to distend

SWELL
  1. very good; "he did a bully job"; "a neat sports car"; "had a great time at the party"; "you look simply smashing"
  2. Inflame
  3. expand abnormally; "The bellies of the starving children are swelling"
  4. a crescendo followed by a decrescendo
  5. cause to become swollen; "The water swells the wood"
  6. the undulating movement of the surface of the open sea
  7. increase in size, magnitude, number, or intensity; "The music swelled to a crescendo"
  8. a rounded elevation (especially one on an ocean floor)
  9. come up, as of a liquid; "Tears well in her eyes"; "the currents well up"
  10. a man who is much concerned with his dress and appearance
  11. become filled with pride, arrogance, or anger; "The mother was swelling with importance when she spoke of her son"
  12. come up (as of feelings and thoughts, or other ephemeral things); "Strong emotions welled up"; "Smoke swelled from it"

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