tumefacio

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From tumeō (I swell) + faciō (I do, make).

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present active tumefaciō, present infinitive tumefacere, perfect active tumefēcī, supine tumefactum

  1. I cause to swell, tumefy.
  2. (figuratively) I swell, puff up or inflate with pride.

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  • tumefacio in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879