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deflates

verb
present tense third-person singular of deflate

Synonyms & Antonyms of deflates

1 to become smaller in size or volume due to loss of contents
  • We kept her birthday decorations up until the balloons started deflating.

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“Deflates.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/deflates. Accessed 18 Jan. 2022.

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