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balloon

verb

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1 to become greater in extent, volume, amount, or number
  • the number of students who stay home sick balloons every winter

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2 to extend outward beyond a usual point
  • the paper bag ballooned and blew away as the wind lifted it skyward

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The first known use of balloon was in 1783

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“Balloon.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/balloon. Accessed 19 Oct. 2021.

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