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Ballooned   Listen
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Ballooned  adj.  Swelled out like a balloon.






Collaborative International Dictionary of English 0.48








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"Ballooned" Quotes from Famous Books



... lowered herself, her feet and hands clinging tenaciously. The keen salt wind ballooned her ragged skirts about her. Occasionally when her foot slipped and showers of loosened particles rolled down startling birds from their perches in screaming clouds, she could feel the blood pounding in her temples in momentary fright. ...
— Where the Sun Swings North • Barrett Willoughby

... has absorbed 75 per cent of the fecal mass, a "remedy" is taken to excite a flow of watery excretions into the bowels, of which a portion will be retained in the colon, and especially the ballooned cavities, and reabsorbed; and every day the objectionable practice is repeated without any thought of the ...
— Intestinal Ills • Alcinous Burton Jamison

... balance, toppled, and went over backward, reaching out wildly to save himself as he fell. The water turned him over but he caught the edge of the box. His loose purple "jumper" of cotton and silk ballooned at the back as he swung by one hand in the on-rushing water, thick and yellow with sand, filled with the grinding boulders that came down as, though shot from a catapult, drowning completely his, agonized cry of ...
— The Man from the Bitter Roots • Caroline Lockhart



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