swelling (adj.) 4
magnificent, grand, resplendant
H5 Prologue.4 [Chorus] monarchs to behold the swelling scene
Mac I.iii.127 [Macbeth to himself] Two truths are told / As happy prologues to the swelling Act / Of the imperial theme
MV I.i.124 [Bassanio to Antonio] I have disabled mine estate / By something showing a more swelling port / Than my faint means would grant continuance

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