Roget category 1942. Words relating to space
› 2.2. Dimensions
›› 2.2.1. General dimensions
increase of size
hydrophthalmus [Med.] —
germination, growth, upgrowth† — accretion etc. 35 — budding, gemmation†.
overgrowth, overdistension† — hypertrophy, tympany†.
bulb etc. (convexity) 250 — plumper — superiority of size.
[expansion of the universe] big bang — Hubble constant.
fill out —
take open order,
spring up —
burst forth —
gather flesh —
spread like wildfire,
be larger than — surpass etc. (be superior) 33.
render larger etc. (large) etc. 192 — expand, spread, extend, aggrandize, distend, develop, amplify, spread out, widen, magnify, rarefy, inflate, puff, blow up, stuff, pad, cram — exaggerate — fatten.
wide spread —
swag bellied† —
full formed —
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