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Johnson deflated his area of the room with his breath intake.

Like a punctured ballon it deflated and became a shriveled, clinging thing.

As has been said, Joe deflated his lungs just before he took his dive.

He deflated his chest, spread his heels, and ceased to draw in his abdomen.

Which deflated that particular enterprise for the moment, anyway.

She was sorry for him; it was worse for him to have this deflated love than for herself, who could never be properly mated.

On reaching the end of a journey, the skins are deflated and sent back up the river to be used again.

The skins on which we had floated so far were deflated and the kalekjis would return with them to Diarbekr by land on donkey back.

The poles and oars will go as firewood; and the skins, deflated, will return to the country we have left.

It was a hackney carriage of the lowest grade, with dinted metal panels and deflated cushions.

WORD ORIGIN

1891, in reference to balloons, coinage based on inflate. Latin deflare meant "to blow away," but in the modern word the prefix is taken in the sense of "down." Related: Deflated; deflating.

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