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Instead, we see the responses at fairly deflated levels, and even growing more pessimistic over time, since the summer.
GLOBAL STOCKS FALL, DOLLAR RISES AS STIMULUS TALKS FADE AND COVID CASES SPIKEBERNHARD WARNEROCTOBER 26, 2020FORTUNE
“The Overnight” attempts to deflate the myth that penis size matters.
MORE PENISES ARE APPEARING ON TV AND IN FILM – BUT WHY ARE NEARLY ALL OF THEM PROSTHETIC?LGBTQ-EDITOROCTOBER 10, 2020NO STRAIGHT NEWS
Holes that cause your pad to completely deflate overnight can be tiny and nearly impossible to spot, even with the usual at-home tricks.
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Much of Win at All Costs is dedicated to deflating this particular aspect of Salazar’s image, thanks to new testimony from ex-NOPers like Goucher and her husband Adam, as well Steve Magness, the former coach turned USADA whistleblower.
A NEW BOOK ON NIKE PULLS NO PUNCHESMARTIN FRITZ HUBEROCTOBER 2, 2020OUTSIDE ONLINE
The airless rubber tires never deflate and can withstand heavy use, and the bike overall is lightweight but surprisingly durable.
KIDS’ BIKES THAT MAKE WONDERFUL GIFTSPOPSCI COMMERCE TEAMOCTOBER 1, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
On landing they would solemnly don their clothes, deflate the skins, and go their way.
WAR IN THE GARDEN OF EDENKERMIT ROOSEVELT
It seemed most everyone was rushing to deflate the pizza bubble and end our love affair with the anchovy.
THE LAND OF LOOK BEHINDPAUL CAMERON BROWN
It may tend to deflate our ego to think that there may be intelligent beings not too different from us who are advanced beyond us.
THE FOUR-FACED VISITORS OF EZEKIELARTHUR W. ORTON
German cockroaches may attack newly molted nymphs of their own kind and cause them to deflate (Gould and Deay, 1938).
THE BIOTIC ASSOCIATIONS OF COCKROACHESLOUIS M. ROTH
On returning, they simply deflate their skin, and sling it over their shoulders.
AMONG THE WILD TRIBES OF THE AFGHAN FRONTIERT. L. PENNELL
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WORDS RELATED TO DEFLATE

  • belied
  • confuted
  • debunked
  • deflated
  • discarded
  • disproved
  • invalidated
  • punctured
  • refuted
  • repudiated
  • shot down
  • shot full of holes
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