Sentence Examples with the word swollen

Her eyes were bloodshot and her face swollen from crying.

As the river rolls on, it is swollen by mountain torrents, descending from the glaciers on either side of its bed - so by the Geren (left), near Oberwald, by the Eginen (left), near Ulrichen, by the Fiesch (right), at Fiesch, by the Binna (left), near Grengiols, by the Massa (right), flowing from the great Aletsch glaciers, above Brieg.

Half an hour later, her eyes swollen and her chest sore from sobbing, she turned her face up to the warm water in the shower.

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A slow waltz began playing and she closed her eyes, imagining the bright sunlight and flowers bursting from swollen buds.

In the Oreodontinae or typical section of the family, which includes several genera nearly allied to Oreodon, the skull is shorter and higher than in the camels, with a swollen brain-case, a preorbital glandpit, the condyle of the lower jaw transversely elongated, the tympanic bulla hollow, and the orbit surrounded by bone.

She must look a sight with red swollen eyes.

The South Australian Caloprymnus campestris represents a genus near akin to the last, but with the edge of the hairy border of the bare muzzle less emarginate in the middle line, still more swollen auditory bullae, very large and posterially expanded nasals and longer vacuities on the palate.

The act of feeding, in which the proboscis is buried in the skin of the victim nearly up to the bulb, is remarkably quick, and in thirty seconds or less the abdomen of the fly, previously flat, becomes swollen out with blood like a berry.

The larvae have a somewhat swollen abdomen, which is protected by bristle-bearing tubercles.

Lori nodded and struggled off the porch swing, her swollen stomach a reminder that babies were still an option for some people.