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  1. puff up(verb)

    make larger or distend

    "The estimates were puffed up"

    puff, blow up, swell, puff out

  2. puff, puff up, blow up, puff out(verb)

    to swell or cause to enlarge, "Her faced puffed up from the drugs"

    "puffed out chests"

    embellish, draw, heave, puff out, chuff, have kittens, flip one's wig, embroider, whiff, drag, detonate, puff, hit the roof, explode, huff, combust, flip one's lid, magnify, expand, amplify, pad, go ballistic, lard, fly off the handle, set off, lose one's temper, blow a fuse, enlarge, hit the ceiling, gasp, blow up, aggrandise, have a fit, dramatise, inflate, throw a fit, pant, aggrandize, dramatize, blow one's stack, swell

  3. swell, puff up(verb)

    become filled with pride, arrogance, or anger

    "The mother was swelling with importance when she spoke of her son"

    swell up, blow up, well up, swell, puff out, tumefy, puff, intumesce, tumesce, well

  4. puff, puff up(verb)

    praise extravagantly

    "The critics puffed up this Broadway production"

    whiff, blow up, drag, heave, huff, chuff, swell, pant, puff out, gasp, draw, puff

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. puff up

    inflate, swell, blow up

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