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ballooned

adjective

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(Entry 1 of 2)

as in expanded, blown up

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ballooned

verb
past tense of balloon

Synonyms & Antonyms of ballooned (Entry 2 of 2)

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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“Ballooned.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/ballooned. Accessed 29 Nov. 2020.

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