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bloated

Swollen, as in certain lightweight aggregates for concrete, as a result of processing.
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As the gaoler made a general inspection of these objects, and of the four walls, before going out, a wandering fancy wandered through the mind of the prisoner leaning against the wall opposite to him, that this gaoler was so unwholesomely bloated, both in face and person, as to look like a man who had been drowned and filled with water.
There was a mocking smile on the bloated face which seemed to drive me mad.
The last glimpse I had was of the bloated face, blood-stained and fixed with a grin of malice which would have held its own in the nethermost hell.
In the infinite meaning of his reply and his boundless confidence in his views, the Jack took one of his bloated shoes off, looked into it, knocked a few stones out of it on the kitchen floor, and put it on again.
The pugilist had been at least a fine figure of a bully and a braggart when I saw him before his fight; now he had a black eye and a bloated lip, hat on the back of his head, and made-up tie under one ear.
asked the prize-fighter, smiling on us each in turn, with his black and bloodshot eyes and his bloated lip.
In the awful stench of these frightful charnel isles haggard maniacs screamed and gibbered and fought among the torn remnants of their grisly feasts; while on those which contained but clean-picked bones they battled with one another, the weaker furnishing sustenance for the stronger; or with clawlike hands clutched at the bloated bodies that drifted down with the current.
But I didn't mind till afterwards; when--" she paused, and saw the figure of the bloated little man again--"I became terrified.
Where is the country's champion, the Moore of Moore Hill, to meet him at the Deep Cut and thrust an avenging lance between the ribs of the bloated pest?
Persistent bloating is one of the main signs that a woman may be suffering from ovarian cancer but a new poll has found that some women would be more likely to make changes to their diet than visit their GP if they were regularly bloated.
A survey of 1,142 for Target Ovarian Cancer found half would change their diet if persistently bloated and just 34% would visit their doctor.