Synonyms & Antonyms:Swell





Swell



( Verb )


His heart was
swelling with pride.

Synonyms:

Distend

Enlarge

Extend

Increase

Rise

Bulge

Bloat

Billow

Belly

Magnify

Bungle

Amplify

Dilate

Enhance

Expand

Contextual Examples:

He
increased his speed to overtake this bus.

This looking glass
magnifies one’s face beyond proportion.

Mr. Raja has so
bungled the accounts of the firm that it cannot help being closed.

His securing the top position in the IAS has
enhanced him prestige.

This transistor is meant to
amplify the sound.

The metals contract in the winter as they
expand in the summer.



Antonyms:

Shorten

Contract

Reduce

Decrease

Diminish

Abridge

Attenuate

Contextual Examples:

The habit of drinking wine
shortens one’s life.

The metals
contract in the winter as they expand in the summer.

I have
reduced the consumption of sugar in my diet as per the advice of my doctor.

The demand for record-players has greatly
decreased with the arrival of cheap tape – recorders.

The demand for a product
diminishes with increase in production.

This book has been
abridged in its new edition.




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