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Verb: puff up
  1. Make larger or distend
    "The estimates were puffed up"
     
  2. To swell or cause to enlarge
    "Her faced puffed up from the drugs";
    - puff, blow up, puff out
     
  3. Become filled with pride, arrogance, or anger
    "The mother was puffing up with importance when she spoke of her son";
    - swell
     
  4. Praise extravagantly
    "The critics puffed up this Broadway production";
    - puff

Derived forms: puffs up, puffed up, puffing up

Type of: act, amplify, behave, blow up, do, expand, inflate, intumesce, praise, puff, swell, swell up, tumefy, tumesce