Shrink, grow, full and empty

distend
(v)
dis-TEND
Meaning

expand; swell out

1st Sample Sentence

The disease called dropsy causes the abdomen to fill with gas and distend.

Root

dis (apart)#tendere (to stretch, extend) (Latin)

Mnemonics

try to relate it with dis means distance and extend means to expand. This (DIS) Tent (TEND) can expand easily

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