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  • v. To explode or be destroyed by explosion.
  • v. To cause (something or someone) to explode, or to destroy (something) or maim or kill (someone) by means of an explosion.
  • v. To inflate or fill with air.
  • v. To enlarge or zoom in.
  • v. To fail disastrously.
  • v. To become popular very quickly.
  • v. To suddenly get very angry.
  • v. To relatively quickly become much more fat or rotund.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. make large
  • v. exaggerate or make bigger
  • v. to swell or cause to enlarge,
  • v. burst and release energy as through a violent chemical or physical reaction
  • v. fill with gas or air
  • v. get very angry and fly into a rage
  • v. add details to
  • v. cause to burst with a violent release of energy

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  • (n): in cinematography, an optical enlargement of a film from one gauge to another, such as 16mm up to 35mm.
    (ant): blow down

    January 18, 2009