Definition of Tumefies

1. Verb. (third-person singular of tumefy) ¹



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Definition of Tumefies

1. tumefy [v] - See also: tumefy

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tumefies

tumbleweed moment
tumbleweeds
tumbling
tumbling mill
tumblings
tumbrel
tumbrels
tumbril
tumbrils
tumbu dermal myiasis
tumchaite
tumefacient
tumefaction
tumefactions
tumefied
tumefies (current term)
tumefy
tumefying
tumentia
tumeric
tumeric yellow
tumesce
tumesced
tumescence
tumescences
tumescent
tumesces
tumescing
tumid
tumidities

Literary usage of Tumefies

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1. A Manual of Practical Assaying by John Mitchell (1868)
"The Pyroxenes, of which those containing large quantities of magnesia are with difficulty fusible, Vesuvian, Idocrase, which tumefies on melting, ..."

2. The Use of the Blowpipe in the Qualitative and Quantitative Examination of by Karl Friedrich Plattner (1854)
"When heated to incipient redness, it tumefies, forms a light white powder, and a very small quantity of water collects in the beak of the matrass. ..."

3. Adolescence: Its Psychology and Its Relations to Physiology, Anthropology by Granville Stanley Hall (1904)
"The constant ovarian growth causes a reflex stimulation which tumefies the uterus and probably also matures a Graafian follicle. ..."

4. The Port Folio by Joseph Dennie, Asbury Dickins (1807)
"... it convulses the stomach with rancid exhalations : and if by its gravity, it finds its way to the bowels, it tumefies them with flatulent paroxysms; ..."

5. Studies on Slavery: In Easy Lessons by John Fletcher (1852)
"The assertion, that "no man is by nature the property of another," flatters our vanity and tumefies our pride, but is, nevertheless, untrue. ..."

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