dropsical :

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  • s  swollen with an excessive accumulation of fluid

  • His feet puffed up with dropsical swelling.
  • As if to distance himself from his imitators, Picasso then went to the opposite extreme of embracing the classical past, with his paintings of huge dropsical women dreaming .
  • When the "huge, dropsical monster" known as the Associated Gas Electric System was finally driven into reorganization proceedings in 1940, 40% of its billion-dollar.

  • Charles Dickens in BBC News
    Dickens described "a tavern of dropsical appearance...... long settled down into a state of hale infirmity" with "corpulent windows in diminishing piles".

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