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



tumefaciō (present infinitive tumefacere, perfect active tumefēcī, supine tumefactum); third conjugation iō-variant, irregular passive voice

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


   Conjugation of tumefacio (third conjugation -variant, irregular and suppletive in the passive)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present tumefaciō tumefacis tumefacit tumefacimus tumefacitis tumefaciunt
imperfect tumefaciēbam tumefaciēbās tumefaciēbat tumefaciēbāmus tumefaciēbātis tumefaciēbant
future tumefaciam tumefaciēs tumefaciet tumefaciēmus tumefaciētis tumefacient
perfect tumefēcī tumefēcistī tumefēcit tumefēcimus tumefēcistis tumefēcērunt, tumefēcēre
pluperfect tumefēceram tumefēcerās tumefēcerat tumefēcerāmus tumefēcerātis tumefēcerant
future perfect tumefēcerō tumefēceris tumefēcerit tumefēcerimus tumefēceritis tumefēcerint
passive present tumefīō tumefīs tumefit tumefīmus tumefītis tumefīunt
imperfect tumefīēbam tumefīēbās tumefīēbat tumefīēbāmus tumefīēbātis tumefīēbant
future tumefīam tumefīēs tumefīet tumefīēmus tumefīētis tumefīent
perfect tumefactus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect tumefactus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect tumefactus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present tumefaciam tumefaciās tumefaciat tumefaciāmus tumefaciātis tumefaciant
imperfect tumefacerem tumefacerēs tumefaceret tumefacerēmus tumefacerētis tumefacerent
perfect tumefēcerim tumefēcerīs tumefēcerit tumefēcerimus tumefēceritis tumefēcerint
pluperfect tumefēcissem tumefēcissēs tumefēcisset tumefēcissēmus tumefēcissētis tumefēcissent
passive present tumefīam tumefīās tumefīat tumefīāmus tumefīātis tumefīant
imperfect tumefierem tumefierēs tumefieret tumefierēmus tumefierētis tumefierent
perfect tumefactus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect tumefactus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present tumeface tumefacite
future tumefacitō tumefacitō tumefacitōte tumefaciuntō
passive present tumefī tumefīte
future tumefītō tumefītō tumefītōte tumefīuntō
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives tumefacere tumefēcisse tumefactūrus esse tumefierī tumefactus esse tumefactum īrī
participles tumefaciēns tumefactūrus tumefactus tumefaciendus
verbal nouns gerund supine
nominative genitive dative/ablative accusative accusative ablative
tumefacere tumefaciendī tumefaciendō tumefaciendum tumefactum tumefactū

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