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swell

noun: the undulating movement of the surface of the open sea

noun: a rounded elevation (especially one on an ocean floor)

noun: a crescendo followed by a decrescendo

noun: a man who is much concerned with his dress and appearance

verb: increase in size, magnitude, number, or intensity; "The music swelled to a crescendo"

verb: become filled with pride, arrogance, or anger; "The mother was swelling with importance when she spoke of her son"

verb: expand abnormally; "The bellies of the starving children are swelling"

verb: come up (as of feelings and thoughts, or other ephemeral things); "Strong emotions welled up"; "Smoke swelled from it"

verb: come up, as of a liquid; "Tears well in her eyes"; "the currents well up"

verb: cause to become swollen; "The water swells the wood"

adj: very good; "he did a bully job"; "a neat sports car"; "had a great time at the party"; "you look simply smashing"


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swell

Length: 5 letters

Scrabble value: 8

Words with Friends value: 10

Literati value: 8

TWL (USA): Found

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