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Word: distend

Definition: expand; swell out


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::: rile - irritate; vex; muddy
::: reprimand - reprove severely; rebuke; N.
::: scenario - plot outline; screenplay(script for a movie); opera libretto; outline of possible future events
::: pinch - squeeze between the thumb and a finger, or other edges; Ex. I had to pinch myself to make sure I wasn't dreaming. N: amount that can be held between the thumb and a finger
::: broil - cook by direct heat; N.
::: perforate - pierce; put a hole through
::: withdrawn - introverted; retiring; remote
::: staid - serious and sedate; sober; Ex. staid during the funeral ceremony
::: grapple - wrestle; come to grips with; take hold of and struggle with; Ex. grapple with the burglar
::: quadruped - four-footed animal; ADJ. CF. biped