Inflated



adjective
1.
distended with air or gas; swollen.
2.
puffed up, as with pride.
3.
turgid or bombastic:
his inflated prose.
4.
unduly increased in level:
inflated costs.
5.
Economics. unduly expanded in amount, value, or size; characterized by inflation.
6.
Botany. hollow and enlarged or swelled out:
inflated perianth.
verb (used with object), inflated, inflating.
1.
to distend; swell or puff out; dilate:
The king cobra inflates its hood.
2.
to cause to expand or distend with air or gas:
to inflate a balloon.
3.
to puff up with pride, satisfaction, etc.
4.
to elate.
5.
Economics. to expand (money, prices, an economy, etc.) unduly in amount, value, or size; affect with inflation.
verb (used without object), inflated, inflating.
6.
to become inflated.
7.
to increase, especially suddenly and substantially:
The $10 subscription has inflated to $25.
verb
1.
to expand or cause to expand by filling with gas or air: she needed to inflate the tyres
2.
(transitive) to cause to increase excessively; puff up; swell: to inflate one’s opinion of oneself
3.
(transitive) to cause inflation of (prices, money, etc)
4.
(transitive) to raise in spirits; elate
5.
(intransitive) to undergo economic inflation

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