Example sentences for: deflate

How can you use “deflate” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • USAT predicts that the market would deflate if the Fed hints it might raise interest rates again this year.

  • The NYT says that it appears Yeltsin's thinking is that Chernomyrdin's good relations with financiers and with the Communists in Parliament may help deflate the widespread calls for his own departure.

  • So Anderson turned around and wrote up the encounter, in a way designed both to deflate his own persona and to make sport of Kael's infirmities and memory lapses.

  • He liked to deflate solemnity with silliness.

  • Since both dominate exploration in Alaska, federal and state officials are worried that a merger might deflate competition and raise prices in the area.

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