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Synonyms for inflated

Synonyms for inflated

filled up with or as if with something insubstantial

Synonyms for inflated

enlarged beyond truth or reasonableness


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pretentious (especially with regard to language or ideals)

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In one of three related studies, Brummelman and his colleagues found that adults gave twice as much inflated praise to children identified as having low self-esteem compared to those children with high self-esteem.
TyreSafe chairman Stuart Jackson said: "The most basic inspection, which should be carried out at least once a month, is simply checking that your tyres are properly inflated.
Keeping tyres inflated to the recommended pressure helps ensure optimum handling, evens wear and keeps fuel costs down as under-inflated tyres increase fuel use and CO2 emissions.
Under-inflated tyres heat up more quickly than correctly inflated ones and can lead to failure .
Driving a car that has an under- inflated tyre can result in sudden tyre failure, such as a blowout or tread damage, which can lead to potential loss of control of the vehicle.
He accused the firm's billing partner of having inflated the bill to his client, Pinnacle Corp.
The DWP account was dramatically inflated on a couple of occasions, including December 2002, Moret said, when she said Stodder called her office and said Dowie had instructed him to "write-up," or inflate, the $3 million-a-year DWP account.
183, and focused on the EMS's inflated purchase price, speculative financing and the partners' lack of expertise.
After all, we live in a free market society; and if a buyer is willing to pay an asking price, then the price isn't inflated.
Drivers, you're in for a rough ride in your 2 1/2- or 5-ton FMTV if you don't keep the air springs inflated.
It is the very nature of speculative finance that inflated boom-time profits seductively induce only greater speculative flows, and in the process evoke notions of New Eras and New Paradigms.
Air bags, which are inflated by gas from a rapidly burning propellant and sometimes also from a pressurized cartridge, have caused nonfatal injuries including broken bones, burns, and eye damage, although the damage may have been worse in many cases had the air bag not deployed.
The history of missing children as a public issue is marked by inflated figures, often promulgated by organizations with an interest in scaring the public.
The inflated jacket provides the necessary impact protection.
According to Kwik-Fit an under inflated tyre can easily go undetected from a visual inspection.