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ballooning

adjective

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(Entry 1 of 3)

as in dilating, turgescent

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ballooning

noun

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as in skydiving, paragliding

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ballooning

verb
present participle of balloon

Synonyms & Antonyms of ballooning (Entry 3 of 3)

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 ballooning was in 1784

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“Ballooning.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/ballooning. Accessed 28 Oct. 2020.

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