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synonyms for bloat

  • inflate
  • swell
  • balloon
  • belly
  • bilge
  • billow
  • dilate
  • distend
  • enlarge
  • expand
  • puff up
See also synonyms for: bloated
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antonyms for bloat

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  • compress
  • contract
  • shrink
  • abridge
  • lessen
  • lower
  • reduce
  • deflate
  • shrivel
  • tighten
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How to use bloat in a sentence

If you look at cultures that have been mostly plant-based, they’ve done this for centuries to enable the body to absorb the nutrients more easily and prevent things like indigestion, heavy bloats, and gas.
SICK OF THOSE PANIC-BOUGHT BEANS? TRY SPROUTING THEMALIZA ABARBANELAPRIL 15, 2021EATER
Bolting-on functionality inevitably results in code bloat, and this vast ecosystem of plug-ins brings with it a not-insubstantial number of security vulnerabilities.
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What is clear is that the Democrats also believe there is a massive amount of bloat in our medical system, with too much money paid out to too many arms of the healthcare hydra.
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JavaScript is one of the biggest sources of code bloat and delay in loading websites.
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Most modern software also features huge amounts of bloat due to lazily re-purposing code for things it wasn’t built for.
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Some one of the above purgatives should be given after the bloat has subsided, and careful feeding for some days must be observed.
DOMESTIC ANIMALSRICHARD L. ALLEN
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BERRY AND CO.DORNFORD YATES
His physical weakness, they soon discovered, was exactly what was to be expected of a whisky bloat.
THE SNOW-BURNERHENRY OYEN
I was well until I weaned my baby and then I began to bloat and had bearing down pains.
TREATISE ON THE DISEASES OF WOMENLYDIA E. PINKHAM
Excessive fermentations of this kind are responsible for the distressing phenomenon known as "bloat."
THE CHEMISTRY OF PLANT LIFEROSCOE WILFRED THATCHER
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WORDS RELATED TO BLOAT

  • balloon
  • belly
  • bloat
  • bounce
  • bulge
  • ebb and flow
  • heave
  • pitch
  • puff up
  • ripple
  • rise and fall
  • rise up
  • rock
  • roll
  • swell
  • toss
  • undulate
  • wave
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