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Word: distend

Definition: expand; swell out


More Vocab Words

::: hamper - obstruct; prevent the free movement of; N:
::: tempestuous - stormy; violent; impassioned; N. tempest: violent storm
::: protract - prolong; lengthen in time; draw out
::: kindle - start a fire; ignite; inspire; arouse
::: incite - arouse to action; goad; motivate; induce to exist; Ex. incite a riot/the crowd to rebellion
::: imprecation - curse; swearword
::: endue - provide with some quality; endow
::: compelling - overpowering; irresistible in effect; holding one's attention; that compels one to do something; Ex. a compelling adventure story; V. compel
::: partisan - one-sided; prejudiced; committed to a party (with dislike of any others); N: strong supporter of a party; guerrilla
::: stultify - make stupid in mind; cause to appear or become stupid or inconsistent; suppress; frustrate or hinder; Ex. stultifying effect of uninteresting work; Ex. stultify free expression