deflate

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/dɪˈfleɪt/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/dɪˈfleɪt/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(di flāt)

Inflections of 'deflate' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
deflates
v 3rd person singular
deflating
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
deflated
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
deflated
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."

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Synonyms:
collapse , let the air out, flatten , discourage , contract , decrease , empty , humble , disappoint , take the wind out of one's sails (slang), shrink , squash , void , puncture , burst one's bubble (slang), knock down (slang), dispirit

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