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Definitionto extend — especially the swelling outward of a part of the body; e.g., the stomach
- It was Belle Watling and Scarlett had a glimpse of nostrils distended with dislike before she disappeared again.4.33 (33% in)
- Archie sat on a stool by the hearth, his back against the fireplace, his cheek distended with tobacco, whittling industriously on a bit of wood.4.45 (7% in)
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