tumesco

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From tumeō (I swell) +‎ -ēscō.

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present active tumēscō, present infinitive tumēscere, perfect active tumuī ([[no passive]])

  1. I begin to swell, become distended or inflated, swell up.
  2. (figuratively) I become excited or violent, ready to burst forth.

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