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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.
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have a swollen head

be conceited.
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Apple has since issued a statement regarding the swollen battery complaints.
the void volume fraction in the swollen sample was expected to be equal to that of the initial dry sample.
The ones to be on the lookout for are swollen glands in the armpit or above your collar bone.
Swollen gels were removed from the buffer solutions at regular intervals, were dried superficially with filter paper, weighed and placed in the same bath.
Thus the prevailing internal stress, in the swollen polymer, in a state of plane stress (although this may well not apply in a highly swollen polymer mass) will be given by: where the modulus is reduced by the swelling, as before, and v is the Poisson's ratio.
Early symptoms of plague in cats include high fever, lethargy, swollen lymph nodes in the neck and breathing difficulty.
Both Swollen and Red Palms were sent to me by agents who primarily handle adult books.
Description: These are the mainstay arthritis drugs that are known to relieve painful, swollen joints and to slow joint damage.
The soft palate and posterior pharynx, seen only with difficulty, were diffusely swollen, protruding anteriorly, and covered with exudate.
Similarly, when air is prevented from entering a paranasal sinus by a swollen membrane at the opening, a vacuum can be created that also causes pain.
Autopsy revealed the brain to be diffusely swollen with evidence of cerebrovascular congestion and features of temporal lobe herniation.