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Reduce or cause to contract
“Armed officers, who were lying in wait for the would-be raiders, disabled their van using Hatton rounds - bullets designed to deflate tyres with minimum damage.”
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To take away the self-esteem or conceit from
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“Somehow, hearing the understanding in his voice seemed to deflate her.”
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Be emptied of air or gas
“The fury of the wind and water caused his shirt to billow - to inflate and deflate like a balloon.”
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To reduce the amount of available currency or credit and thus lower prices
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“Well, could inflation soon deflate the economy?”
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To regard or represent as being of little worth
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To put a damper on
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Serialise or serialize
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To browbeat or reprimand someone harshly, usually in front of other people
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Weaken
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To demonstrate or expose to the falsehood of something
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To subject to contemptuous and dismissive language or behavior
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To undermine, especially someone's mood, ideas or feelings
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To diminish the confidence or courage of
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