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Words that Webster 1913 Forgot

Tumescent: Swollen, tumid, bloated, distended.

Could be: abnormally swollen, especially by fluids or gas. Yum.

From the Latin: tumescens, present participle of tumesco, "To grow swollen."

Tu*mes"cent (?), a.

Slightly tumid; swollen, as certain moss capsules.

 

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