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Present participle for to give an impression of greater importance than is justified
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“The figures suggested by Trives are grossly inflated and completely unrealistic having regard to the exigent circumstances.”
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Present participle for become distended with air or gas
“Unfortunately the balloon refused to inflate properly and just dragged along on the surface of the sea.”
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Present participle for to enlarge an object by pushing air (or a gas) into it
“They are also concerned not to inflate building costs - which happened in the late 1990s - and to ensure they get value for money.”
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Present participle for to increase in value or price
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Present participle for to swell or protrude to an incongruous extent
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Present participle for to supply oxygen or air
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Present participle for make or become stiff or rigid
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