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Meaning of PUFF UP

 
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 Definition: 
  1. [v]  to swell or cause to enlarge, "Her faced puffed up from the drugs"
  2. [v]  make larger or distend; "The estimates were puffed up"
  3. [v]  praise extravagantly; "The critics puffed up this Broadway production"
  4. [v]  become filled with pride, arrogance, or anger; "The mother was swelling with importance when she spoke of her son"
 
 Synonyms: blow up, puff, puff, puff out, swell
 
 See Also: act, amplify, behave, do, expand, inflate, intumesce, praise, swell, swell up, tumefy

 

 

 

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