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Present participle for to inflate
“Let's blow up some balloons for the party.”
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Present participle for to explode, usually into pieces
“She thought the car was going to blow up and got out but the smell was actually outside.”
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Present participle for to magnify the importance of
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“You don't need to blow up this matter any more than it needs to be.”
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Present participle for burst with anger
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“We were playing terribly and it was obvious that coach would blow up at the next time out.”
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Present participle for to break out suddenly
“A huge argument would suddenly blow up from between the two patrons.”
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Present participle for to extol or praise effusively, and typically excessively
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“We need to blow up our preferred candidate as much as possible to give her the best chance of winning.”
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Present participle for to severely reprimand or criticize someone
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Present participle for to bombard with bombs or artillery
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Present participle for break up into small parts as the result of impact or decay
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Present participle for to express or describe in exaggerated terms
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Present participle for to disprove a statement, theory or belief
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Present participle for to give greater praise than due
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Present participle for to explode
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Present participle for to eject something violently (such as lava or water, as from a volcano or geyser)
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Present participle for blame, detract from
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Present participle for to diminish the confidence or courage of
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Present participle for to cause to become angry
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Present participle for to be on the verge of transpiring, occurring or happening
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(puff up) Present participle for to promote with exaggerated or false praise
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Present participle for to go, or cause to go, insane or as if insane
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The action or state of enlarging or being enlarged
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An instance of telling someone off, a reprimand or scolding
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A violent shattering or blowing apart of something
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The act, process or result of causing significant damage to something
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