SWELLING's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of swelling
Definition:
n. becoming puffy as from internal bleeding or accumulation of other fluids
Example:
Do as what the doctor said, Put ice on the swelling ankle.
Sentence in Classic:
He felt, too, something swelling in his throat and twitching in his nose, and for the first time in his life he felt on the point of weeping.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
It was no longer, as before, a dark, unseen river flowing through the gloom, but a dark sea swelling and gradually subsiding after a storm.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
In the hospitals, death was so certain that soldiers suffering from fever, or the swelling that came from bad food, preferred to remain on duty, and hardly able to drag their legs went to the front rather than to the hospitals.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
But the father whom the boy did not remember appeared to him a divinity who could not be pictured, and of whom he never thought without a swelling heart and tears of sadness and rapture.
War and Peace(V6) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Bounderby swelling at his own portrait on the wall, as if he were going to explode himself into it; and Mrs.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens Context
He had listened to their taunts with a look of contempt; he had borne the lash without a cry: for he felt that pride swelling in his heart which would have kept down a shriek to the last, though they had roasted him alive.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens Context
Beyond the green swelling hills of the Mittel Land rose mighty slopes of forest up to the lofty steeps of the Carpathians themselves.
Dracula By Bram Stoker Context
She sang, and her voice flowed in a rich cadence, swelling or dying away like a nightingale of the woods.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley Context
No, they fought for swelling acres, softly furrowed by the plow, for pastures green with stubby cropped grass, for lazy yellow rivers and white houses that were cool amid magnolias.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context
And all the heavens became black with stormy clouds, and the lightnings played, and the thunders rolled; and you might have seen in the sea great black waves, swelling up like mountains with crowns of white foam upon their heads.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm Context
They heard the swelling noise of three thousand horse, the alternate and symmetrical tramp of their hoofs at full trot, the jingling of the cuirasses, the clang of the sabres and a sort of grand and savage breathing.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo Context