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Middle English inflaten from Latin īnflāre īnflāt- in- in in–2 flāre to blow bhlē- in Indo-European roots
American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
From Latin īnflātus, from the verb īnflō.
Once it hit water, it would inflate, and the water-breather would activate.
The water-breather worked, but the lifesaver was slow to inflate.
Before you inflate it 100 per cent, sit on the ball.
There are rapid firing squibs, explosive squibs, armour-piercing squibs, guided squibs and even squibs that cause enemies to inflate.
Inflate your tires to the proper level and check them monthly for signs of wear.
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