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To enlarge an object, typically by inflating it
“Let's blow up some balloons for the party.”
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To explode, or cause to explode, usually into pieces
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“He goes over there alone with a suitcase full of dynamite, steps over the Canadian line, and makes a futile, foolish, absurd attempt to blow up the bridge.”
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To rage or become very angry
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“We were playing terribly, and it was obvious that our coach would blow up at the next time out.”
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To arise or break out suddenly
“A huge argument would suddenly blow up between the two patrons.”
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To magnify the importance or significance of
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“We don't need to blow up this matter any more than it needs to be.”
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To extol or praise effusively, and typically excessively
“Packer has taken great pains to blow up the benefits of building casinos, but he is off the mark.”
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To severely reprimand or criticize someone
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To demolish completely
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To make a quantity bigger
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To give greater praise than due
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To bombard with bombs or artillery
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To diminish the confidence or courage of
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Set on fire
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To cause to become angry
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(puff up) To promote with exaggerated or false praise
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To go, or cause to go, insane or as if insane
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To break up into small pieces as the result of impact
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(mass noun) An increase in size
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A strong feeling of annoyance, displeasure, or hostility
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A conspicuous display or outburst of something
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A hostile engagement involving sustained, full-scale fighting between opposing forces in close combat
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The action of causing a bomb or explosive device to explode
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An often childish display or fit of bad temper
Adjective
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