SWELLING in a Sentence

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Definitions:     Search Merriam-Webster
swelling
 n.  becoming puffy as from internal bleeding or accumulation of other fluids
Classic Sentence: (148 in 10 pages)
1  She looked down the road for him, the pain in her heart swelling up again.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER II
2  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
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXV
3  The bubble of suspicion in her breast was swelling larger now.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLV
4  His big body with its hard swelling muscles looked soft and slack and his waist line began to thicken.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER LX
5  Sweet fields beyond the swelling flood, Stand dressed in living green.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 22. Merry Christmas.
6  The swelling lines of her figure had been hidden under the shapeless rags she wore in the fields.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 2. The Hired Girls: IV
7  Below us we could see the windings of the river, and Black Hawk, grouped among its trees, and, beyond, the rolling country, swelling gently until it met the sky.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 2. The Hired Girls: XIV
8  It was a very obstinate sprain; the swelling would not go down, and the pain still continued.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 12
9  The flushed countenance, angry eye and swelling figure of the scout, produced a sensation of secret awe in all that heard him.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 29
10  Upon his aching and swelling head the cold cloth was like a tender woman's hand.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane
Get Context   In Chapter 13
11  My swelling heart involuntarily pours itself out thus.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
Get Context   In Letter 3
12  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
Get Context   In Chapter 13
13  While the rain continued it had seemed like the murmur of their voices, rising and swelling a little, now and then, with gusts of emotion.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
Get Context   In Chapter 5
14  The eloquent voice, on which the souls of the listening audience had been borne aloft as on the swelling waves of the sea, at length came to a pause.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In XXIII. THE REVELATION OF THE SCARLET LETTER
15  I apprehend, if you come to that,' said Mr. Creakle, with his veins swelling again bigger than ever, 'that you've been in a wrong position altogether, and mistook this for a charity school.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 7. MY 'FIRST HALF' AT SALEM HOUSE
Example Sentence: (19 in 2 pages)
1  Doctors tried desperately to reduce the swelling in her brain.
2  The spider's bite can cause pain and swelling.
3  Immerse your foot in ice cold water to reduce the swelling.
4  He probed the swelling anxiously with his finger.
5  Poison from the weaver fish causes paralysis, swelling, and nausea.
6  If the swelling should recur, please take this medicine immediately.
7  You may notice redness and swelling after the injection.
8  One in 15 children can develop pneumonia and one in a thousand can develop encephalitis which is a swelling of the brain.
9  A gaggle of photographers huddled on the sidewalk beside a swelling crowd of onlookers.
10  Do as what the doctor said, Put ice on the swelling ankle.
11  Her arm was beginning to swell up where the bee had stung her.
12  Small extra costs all swell the total.
13  In addition to the thick fog, there was a heavy swell.
14  It was obvious she had broken her toe, because it immediately started to swell.
15  The bellies of the starving children began to swell yesterday.