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have a swollen head

To be conceited, arrogant, or self-aggrandizing. Janice has had a bit of a swollen head ever since she got that promotion. John has such a big head on him. All he ever talks about is himself.
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swell out

To bulge or protrude outward. The spot on his head swelled out where he had been hit by the baseball. After the flooding, the walls in the basement began swelling out with excess moisture.
See also: out, swell

swell out

to bulge outward; to expand outward. The sides of the box swelled out because it was too full. The west wall of the garage swelled out just before the building collapsed.
See also: out, swell

have a swollen head

be conceited.
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Apple has since issued a statement regarding the swollen battery complaints.
Conclusion: Deep vein thrombosis is the commonest cause of painful swollen leg in our population.
And what if I'm not unwell but my glands are swollen? "IF you've got glands that have come up without any previous recent history of colds, coughs etc, then they'd perhaps need investigating," says Matthew.
The volumetric swelling was characterized by the usual experimental volumetric swelling extent parameter, the volumetric ratio [Q.sub.exp], defined as the final swollen volume (or swollen bed height after the second swelling step) divided by the initial unswollen volume (or initial dry bed height) (see [13]).
The medical term for swollen glands is lymphadenopathy and they usually develo or v in develop in response to a bacterial viral infection.
where S is the swelling content (g/g d.b), [w.sub.s] is weight of the swollen hydrogel at time t, and [w.sub.d] is the weight of the original dry hydrogel.
A swollen lymph node usually does not call for hospital treatment.
In a similar, simple way one might expect the surface energy necessary to create new crack surface, [gamma]0, to be reduced in a swollen polymer by a factor that reflects the reduction in the number of polymer chains (or groups) that lie in, or cross, a given area.
Both Swollen and Red Palms were sent to me by agents who primarily handle adult books.
The pulse was 120, his breathing was hurried, and his neck was swollen. On November 18, the "slough" (cutaneous lesion) doubled in size, and on November 19, a severe chill developed and edema extended down to the nipple.
After water soak, the swollen thickness of each slot and bar were measured and denoted [T.sup.w.sub.i], i = 1 to 20.
The earlobes stick out and the child's face eventually looks very swollen.
The more swollen unbeaten Q(PO) final bleached pulps formed denser paper sheets with higher tensile strength and wet zero span strength.
Witnesses say soon after the alleged battering, the hands of all four defendants were noticeably swollen.
There are lots of different causes of swollen ankles ranging from a sprain to pregnancy, but I want to concentrate on signs and symptoms that suggest some more serious causes such as infection and thrombosis (clots in the veins).