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swollen

(swō′lən)
v.
A past participle of swell
adj.
Expanded by or as if by internal pressure; distended: a swollen toe.
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and books in this show all have an underlying severity--some intimation of Martin-like system and rigor and more broadly of an understanding of the ambitions of modernist abstraction--but Walsh's subtly humorous designs and color schemes have a wit that recalls Guston, who may also be echoed visually in the occasional distension and slight swollenness of Walsh's line.
And through my swollenness [Ps 89:10] I was separated from you, as though my cheeks had swelled out and closed my eyes (7.
Its qualities of relation, approximation and exchange are reinforced by the need for a proximate compatibility with beauty, associated with organic, sexual overtones of obligingness, relaxation (dilation), swollenness and bursting.