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tumescent Line breaks: tu|mes¦cent
Pronunciation: /tjʊˈmɛs(ə)nt/

Definition of tumescent in English:

adjective

Swollen or becoming swollen, especially as a response to sexual arousal.

Derivatives

tumescence

1
Pronunciation: /tjʊˈmɛsəns/
noun

tumescently

2
adverb

Origin

Mid 19th century: from Latin tumescent- 'beginning to swell', from the verb tumescere, from tumere 'to swell'.

Words that rhyme with tumescent

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