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- adj. That becomes swollen, especially upon exposure to heat
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Swelling up; expanding.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Swelling up; becoming tumid.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. abnormally distended especially by fluids or gas
From Latin intumēscēns, present participle of intumescō ("rise, swell"), from tumescō ("become inflated"). (Wiktionary)