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become bigger, make bigger, become larger, make larger, become greater, make greater, increase in size, grow, expandView synonyms
- ‘Each woman I take seems to deepen my rage, intumesce my lust, and refine my deviant appetite.’
Late 18th century: from Latin intumescere, from in- into + tumescere begin to swell (from tumere swell).
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.