congealing (part of speech: verb)
expansion (part of speech: noun)
distension, spreading, broadening, expansion, enlargement, lengthening, dilation, burgeoning, inflation, amplification, increase, extension, growth, augmentation, widening, stretching, increment, swelling, fattening, development, crescendo, magnification, engorgement
expanding (part of speech: verb)
- The stranger drove by, like a dark vision and, ere another minute, her form was beginning to grow less distinct, in a thickening body of the spray to leeward. - "The Red Rover", James Fenimore Cooper.
- She said, resignedly, " Let's walk on," and they walked on down the narrow path between the thickening clumps of arbutus; this time he led, his head turned over his shoulder to watch her as she followed. - "The Disturbing Charm", Berta Ruck.
- The star may be hidden by thickening clouds, but the sun will not fail to rise. - "Sketches of the Covenanters", J. C. McFeeters.