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commonness

Synonyms:

acceptance, averageness, bawdiness, bawdry, chasteness, circulation, cliche, commonality, commonalty, commonplace.
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Correct spelling:
swollen
Definition:
sw[= o]ln, pa.p. of swell.

Synonyms:

adjective
billowy
puffy, waving, Undulating, ebbing and flowing, bulgy, bulgier, rising and falling.
enlarged
bloated, bulgy, inflamed, inflated, puffed, puffy, tumescent, tumid, Distended, Distent.
exaggerated
inflated.
expanded
developed, dilated, engorged, fattened, lengthened, spread, stretched, thickened, Amplified, Broadened, Distended, Widened, incremented, burgeoned, augmented, enlarged, expanded, extended, increased, inflated, magnified, puffed.
flatulent
shallow, shallower.
increased
additional, augmented, elevated, enlarged, expanded, extended, increased, inflated, larger, magnified, multiplied.
overweight
fat.
self-involved
wrapped up in oneself.
surging
billowy.
tumid
protuberant.
noun
distended
swelled.
swollen
bloated, conceited, egotistic, egotistical, expanded, flooding, high, in flood, overflowing, proud, puffed, puffy, self-conceited, swollen-headed, tumescent, tumid, turgid, unhealthy, vain, Distended.
Examples of usage:
  1. He did not see her pale face, and swollen eyes behind her thick veil. – The Dead Lake and Other Tales by Paul Heyse
  2. After all, if he comes home with a swollen face it will be in a good cause. – A Prairie Courtship by Harold Bindloss
  3. The dull hoarse roar of the swollen river sounded close in front. – The Triumph of Hilary Blachland by Bertram Mitford
  4. Mary Linden, who was still lodging with them, could not help perceiving their unhappiness: she frequently noticed that Ruth's eyes were red and swollen as if with crying, and she gently sought to gain her confidence, but without success. – The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists by Robert Tressell
  5. Floy was always sorry when Christmas, and New Year, and Thanksgiving came round; because it made mamma's eyes so red and swollen, and because she was such a little girl that she couldn't tell how to comfort her. – Little Ferns For Fanny's Little Friends by Fanny Fern

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