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  1. puff upverb

    make larger or distend

    "The estimates were puffed up"

    Synonyms:
    puff, blow up, swell, puff out

  2. puff, puff up, blow up, puff outverb

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

    "puffed out chests"

    Synonyms:
    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 upverb

    become filled with pride, arrogance, or anger

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

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

  4. puff, puff upverb

    praise extravagantly

    "The critics puffed up this Broadway production"

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

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  1. puff up

    Synonyms:
    inflate, swell, blow up

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How to use puff up in a sentence?

  1. Christian Petroni:

    When you blast the pizza with high heat quickly, it allows the dough to puff up, and really replicates a Neapolitan-style pizza.


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