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1. inflate, blow up, expand, amplify, increase

usage: exaggerate or make bigger; "The charges were inflated"

2. inflate, blow up, expand

usage: fill with gas or air; "inflate a balloons"

3. inflate, change, alter, modify

usage: cause prices to rise by increasing the available currency or credit; "The war inflated the economy"

4. inflate, reduce, cut down, cut back, trim, trim down, trim back, cut, bring down

usage: increase the amount or availability of, creating a rise in value; "inflate the currency"

5. balloon, inflate, billow, expand

usage: become inflated; "The sails ballooned"

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