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Intumesce

verb
(past & past part. intumesced; pres. part. intumescing)
1.
Move upwards in bubbles, as from the effect of heating; also used metaphorically.  Synonym: bubble up.  "Marx's ideas have bubbled up in many places in Latin America"
2.
Expand abnormally.  Synonyms: swell, swell up, tumefy, tumesce.



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Words linked to "Intumesce" :   puff up, rise, come up, puff, distend, belly out, vesicate, blister, puff out, rise up, expand, bloat, blow up, surface, belly



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