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Word: inflated

Definition: exaggerated; pompous; enlarged (with air or gas)


Sentences Containing 'inflated'

When bicycle tires are being inflated, the pump becomes hot because of the compression of the air.
Air is forced into the tires of bicycles and automobiles until they become sufficiently inflated to insure comfort in riding.
Meanwhile, the dough itself is influenced by the heat and is stiffened to such an extent that it retains its inflated shape and spongy nature.
The hawk is aerial brother of the wave which he sails over and surveys, those his perfect air inflated wings answering to the elemental unfledged pinions of the sea.
Chapter 2 The River and Its Explorers LA SALLE himself sued for certain high privileges, and they were graciously accorded him by Louis XIV of inflated memory.
For the North has thrown out that old inflated style, whereas the Southern writer still clings to it clings to it and has a restricted market for his wares, as a consequence.
I used to get drowned in it every summer regularly, and be drained out, and inflated and set going again by some chance enemy; but not enough of it is unoccupied now to drown a person in.
Nor have there been wanting learned exegetists who have opined that the whale mentioned in the book of Jonah merely meant a life-preserver--an inflated bag of wind--which the endangered prophet swam to, and so was saved from a watery doom.

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