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Verbs (4)

billow, inflate, balloon
v. become inflated; "The sails ballooned"
inflate
v. increase the amount or availability of, creating a rise in value; "inflate the currency"

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Fuzzynyms (44)

enlarge
v. become larger or bigger
expand
v. make bigger or wider in size, volume, or quantity; "expand the house by adding another wing"
blow up, magnify, enlarge
v. make large; "blow up an image"
stretch
v. become longer by being stretched and pulled; "The fabric stretches"
stretch
v. become longer by being stretched and pulled; "The fabric stretches"
make grow, develop
v. cause to grow and differentiate in ways conforming to its natural development; "The perfect climate here develops the grain"; "He developed a new kind of apple"
bulk, bulge
v. cause to bulge or swell outwards
widen
v. become broader or wider or more extensive; "The road widened"
extend
v. prolong the time allowed for payment of; "extend the loan"
stretch, extend
v. increase in quantity or bulk by adding a cheaper substance; "stretch the soup by adding some more cream"; "extend the casserole with a little rice"
burgeon
v. grow and flourish; "The burgeoning administration"; "The burgeoning population"
bloat
v. make bloated or swollen; "Hunger bloated the child's belly"
refine
v. make more precise or increase the discriminatory powers of; "refine a method of analysis"; "refine the constant in the equation"
amplify, magnify
v. increase in size, volume or significance; "Her terror was magnified in her mind"
make full, fill up, fill
v. make full, also in a metaphorical sense; "fill a container"; "fill the child with pride"
blow
v. shape by blowing; "Blow a glass vase"
extend
v. open or straighten out; unbend; "Can we extend the legs of this dining table?"
hyperbolise, amplify, magnify, hyperbolize, overdraw, exaggerate, overstate
v. to enlarge beyond bounds or the truth; "tended to romanticize and exaggerate this `gracious Old South' imagery"
spread
v. cover by spreading something over; "spread the bread with cheese"
reach out, reach
v. move forward or upward in order to touch; also in a metaphorical sense; "Government reaches out to the people"
spread out, open, spread, unfold
v. spread out or open from a closed or folded state; "open the map"; "spread your arms"
rocket
v. propel with a rocket
develop
v. make visible by means of chemical solutions; "Please develop this roll of film for me"
reach out, poke out, extend
v. reach outward in space; "The awning extends several feet over the sidewalk"

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Antonyms (8)

scale down, reduce
v. make smaller; "reduce an image"
reduce
v. destress and thus weaken a sound when pronouncing it
foreshorten
v. shorten lines in a drawing so as to create an illusion of depth
deflate
v. become deflated or flaccid, as by losing air; "The balloons deflated"
minify, lessen, decrease
v. make smaller; "He decreased his staff"

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