inflated

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The stem is inflated, stuffed, rather long, tapering downward.

Of all words they may be truly said to be the most inflated with a false meaning.

Judge Granger—that inflated, stiff-necked, egotistical bag of conceit!

Already, then, he used to talk of his brother in inflated terms.

The lip in all the cypripediums is more or less sac-like and inflated.

Judy's inflated enthusiasm collapsed like a pricked balloon.

The leaf-sheaths are loose, inflated, hairy or rarely glabrous.

In addition to this, there is a membrane in the mouth which can be inflated through the gills.

Tony, an inflated mannikin, danced on the piled-up nets and fish.

I thought of the floating alligator, of its intestines—what if I inflated them?

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