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Verb: tumefy  't(y)oo-mi,fI
  1. Cause to become very swollen
     
  2. Expand abnormally
    "The bellies of the starving children are tumefying";
    - swell, swell up, intumesce, tumesce, puff

Derived forms: tumefied, tumefies, tumefying

Type of: expand, swell