"inflated" in the verb sense
1. inflate, blow up, expand, amplify
exaggerate or make bigger
"The charges were inflated"
2. inflate, blow up
fill with gas or air
"inflate a balloons"
cause prices to rise by increasing the available currency or credit
"The war inflated the economy"
increase the amount or availability of, creating a rise in value
"inflate the currency"
5. balloon, inflate, billow
"The sails ballooned"
"inflated" in the adjective sense
1. hyperbolic, inflated
enlarged beyond truth or reasonableness
"a hyperbolic style"
2. high-flown, high-sounding, inflated
pretentious (especially with regard to language or ideals
"high-flown talk of preserving the moral tone of the school"
"a high-sounding dissertation on the means to attain social revolution"
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