Meaning of swell

Definition of swell

(adj) very good; "he did a bully job"; "a neat sports car"; "had a great time at the party"; "you look simply smashing"; "we had a grand old time"
(noun) the undulating movement of the surface of the open sea
a rounded elevation (especially one on an ocean floor)
a crescendo followed by a decrescendo
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"
become filled with pride, arrogance, or anger; "The mother was swelling with importance when she spoke of her son"
expand abnormally; "The bellies of the starving children are swelling"
come up (as of feelings and thoughts, or other ephemeral things); "Strong emotions welled up"; "Smoke swelled from it"
come up, as of a liquid; "Tears well in her eyes"; "the currents well up"
cause to become swollen; "The water swells the wood"

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