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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Expanded by (or as if by) gas or air adj. - Enlarged beyond truth or reasonableness; Increased especially to abnormal levels; Pretentious (especially with regard to language or ideals).

Usage examples (36)
  • An inflated balloon
  • Adjective : his inflated prose. ,inflated costs. ,inflated perianth
  • Verb (used with object) : The king cobra inflates its hood. ,to inflate a balloon
  • Wednesday's meeting followed government criticism on Heath, with Manuel questioning what he described as inflated successes claimed by the unit. for more
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