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distend
used in The Bourne Supremacy

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Definition
to extend — especially the swelling outward of a part of the body; e.g., the stomach
  • Jason strained; the veins in the man's throat were distended to the point of bursting.
    Chapter 15 (53% in)
  • China was changing, not fast enough for the West, and certainly it was still a paranoid giant, but withal, thought David Webb, the distended stomachs of children, so prevalent in the China of years ago, were disappearing.
    Chapter 15 (16% in)

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