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DEFLATE





Definition:

  1. [verb] collapse by releasing contained air or gas; "deflate a balloon"

  2. [verb] release contained air or gas from; "deflate the air mattress"

  3. [verb] reduce or lessen the size or importance of; "The bad review of his work deflated his self-confidence"
    Synonyms: puncture

  4. [verb] produce deflation in; "The new measures deflated the economy"

  5. [verb] reduce or cut back the amount or availability of, creating a decline in value or prices; "deflate the currency"

  6. [verb] become deflated or flaccid, as by losing air; "The balloons deflated"

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