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distend
used in For Whom the Bell Tolls

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to extend — especially the swelling outward of a part of the body; e.g., the stomach
  • the dusty, heavily distended, black-tarred wineskin that hung neck down from the wall
    Chapter 17 (51% in)
distended = extended (swollen outward)
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