Definition of Sufflate

1. v. t. To blow up; to inflate; to inspire.



Definition of Sufflate

1. Verb. (archaic) inflate ¹

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Definition of Sufflate

1. to inflate [v -FLATED, -FLATING, -FLATES] - See also: inflate

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sufflate

suffixed
suffixes
suffixhood
suffixing
suffixion
suffixions
suffixive
suffixless
suffixlike
suffixoid
suffixoids
sufflaminate
sufflaminated
sufflaminates
sufflaminating
sufflate (current term)
sufflated
sufflates
sufflating
sufflation
sufflations
sufflue
sufflues
suffocate
suffocated
suffocates
suffocateth
suffocating
suffocatingly
suffocation

Literary usage of Sufflate

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1. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1891)
"Barrow, Sermon on the Gunpowder Plot. sufflate (su-flaf), vt; prêt, ... blow up : see sufflate.] The act of blowing up or inflating. ..."

2. A Supplementary English Glossary by Thomas Lewis Owen Davies (1881)
"Ití. SUFFICIENT, sufficiency. One man's sufficient is more available than ten thousands multitude.—Sidney, Arcadia, p. 452. sufflate, to inspire. ..."

3. An English Grammar: Methodical, Analytical, and Historical. With a Treatise by Eduard Adolf Ferdinand Maetzner (1874)
"... after and to an object, such as the Latin preposition sub affords, makes its appearance in compounds in: succeed; subjoin; suffix; sufflate; succor; ..."

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