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Afterward, you can actually see her young career flash before her eyes as she makes a kind of puffed up blowfish face.

The winter air is rent with cries from thousands of puffed up lips, begging to be let in.

Some came wrapped in what looked like puffed up fabric worms, with hair just as knotted and twisted.

Neither author, for instance, subjected readers to puffed-up cartoon versions of themselves sporting a tricorn hat.

Gingrich, puffed up with righteousness, went on the offensive.

So Nicanor being puffed up with exceeding great pride, thought to set up a public monument of his victory over Judas.

One or two ran away and presently returned, followed by a lady Loon wearing huge, puffed-up rubber skirts.

One of these did not look like a ship at all, but like a low black box, from which the smoke puffed up in a thick cloud.

Mr. Sewer Rat puffed up his cheeks and gnashed his long, white teeth angrily.

He was so puffed up by these exploits that he wasn't a bit afraid of what might happen to him on the river.


On this page you'll find 52 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to puffed-up, such as: affected, bloated, boastful, bombastic, conceited, and flatulent.

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