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Related / Similar Words: enlarge, magnify, puff, puff up, puff out, inflate, expand, amplify, explode, detonate, set off, embroider, pad, lard, embellish, aggrandize, aggrandise, dramatize, dramatise, flip one's lid, throw a fit, hit the roof, hit the ceiling, have kittens, have a fit, combust, blow one's stack, fly off the handle, flip one's wig, lose one's temper, blow a fuse, go ballistic

 

Definition:
  • make large; "blow up an image";
  • to swell or cause to enlarge, "Her faced puffed up from the drugs";
  • fill with gas or air; "inflate a balloons";
  • exaggerate or make bigger; "The charges were inflated";
  • cause to explode; "We exploded the nuclear bomb";
  • add details to;
  • get very angry and fly into a rage; "The professor combusted when the student didn''t know the answer to a very elementary question"; "Spam makes me go ballistic";

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    Hyponyms: reflate, billow, surge, heave, puff up, fulminate, dynamite, glorify

     

    Derivational Morphology: magnitude, magnification, enlargement, blowup, magnifier, enlarger, puffer, blowfish, globefish, inflation, inflater, inflator, explosion, detonation, detonator, detonating device, cap, burst, drama, dramatic event, aggrandizement, aggrandisement, elevation, embellishment, embroidery, effusion, gush, outburst, ebullition

     

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