Texas A&M University. College of Architecture.
Opening July 2nd, 2009
Swell produces a physical manifestation as well as an emotional reaction, a feeling of desire and or abjection.
1. to grow in bulk, as by the absorption of moisture or the processes of growth. 2. Pathology. to increase abnormally in size, as by inflation, distention, accumulation of fluids, or the like: Her ankles swelled from standing. 3. to rise in waves, as the sea. 4. to well up, as a spring or as tears. 5. to bulge out, as a sail or the middle of a cask. 6. to grow in amount, degree, force, etc. 7. to increase gradually in volume or intensity, as sound: The music swelled. 8. to arise and grow within one, as a feeling or emotion.
an adjective that works is:physical: 1. of or pertaining to the body: physical exercise. 2. of or pertaining to that which is material: the physical universe; the physical sciences. 3. noting or pertaining to the properties of matter and energy other than those peculiar to living matter. 4. pertaining to the physical sciences, esp. physics. 5.carnal; sexual: a physical attraction. 6.tending to touch, hug, pat, etc.; physically demonstrative: a physical person. 7.requiring, characterized by, or liking rough physical contact or strenuous physical activity: Football is a physical sport.
Old movies used the word "swell" to describe something nice or cool.