“I felt like a failure for being sick,” she said, deflating for a moment over her Irish coffee.
Instead, the deflating moment came when 36–1 long shot Birdstone chased down the frontrunning Smarty Jones on the home stretch.
He may not inspire warmth or elation; in fact, the sight and sound of him is vaguely depressing, and deflating.
The three lesser appointments Obama has so far made have been strange at best and, at worst, deflating.
But talk of millions and billions is deflating to voters who gave small amounts to their favorite candidates.
The Germans were forced into a pocket, the shape of a deflating balloon.
Sales would skyrocket with legalization, but prices would plummet, deflating the overall market value.
Her gas escaped to mix with air, and the air of her rent balloonette poured into her deflating gas-chambers.
The best filled paunches cannot resist them; deflating little by little, they make the heaviest light.