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Synonyms for deflate

Synonyms for deflate

to cause to be no longer believed or valued

Synonyms for deflate

collapse by releasing contained air or gas

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release contained air or gas from

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reduce or lessen the size or importance of

produce deflation in

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reduce or cut back the amount or availability of, creating a decline in value or prices

become deflated or flaccid, as by losing air

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However, in Section 5 we will come up with another proposal for the nonsymmetric case, which we think is better suited to deflate approximate eigenpairs.
The world's first 'intelligent' road hump which deflates for emergency vehicles and drivers going under a set speed
As fluid exits the vesicle, this sac deflates, the surface tension of its membrane subsides, and the hole closes up again.
It's a particular pleasure to read Monty Neill's savaging of the absurdly limp proposition advanced by the Clinton administration (personified by Robert Reich) that this problem can be resolved by "worker retraining" for "high-skilled jobs." Unfortunately, Neill deflates the power of his piece with a flourish of pure industrial-age Marxist rhetoric ("Only egalitarian, collective, working-class power can assure that .
He tugged in vain at the rip cord which deflates the balloon but it was stuck.
Tansey deflates these key moments of discovery with a knowing whimsy, but, you want to ask, What does he know?
"If the valve is set at 20mph, then a car doing that or less will find that the cushion deflates and allows it to travel with minimum disruption."
If the power to the inflatable is suddenly lost, most inflatables will deflate slowly to the ground, allowing you time to get everyone out of the structure.
WE all experience events which boost us - promotion, finding a partner, having a baby or passing an exam - and those which deflate self-esteem - being burgled, losing a job, ending a relationship or being bereaved.