sufflate

transitive verb
suf·​flate | \ (ˌ)səˈflāt \
-ed/-ing/-s

Definition of sufflate

: to blow up : inflate, inspire

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History and Etymology for sufflate

Latin sufflatus, past participle of sufflare to blow up, inflate, from sub- up + flare to blow

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“Sufflate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sufflate. Accessed 28 Feb. 2021.

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