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You'd think GameStop would have tried to take advantage of this brief market mania, cashing in on its suddenly hot brand by trading inflated stock for real money that could help its struggling brick-and-mortar business.Why didn’t GameStop sell some of its inflated stock during the bubble?|Kyle Orland|February 11, 2021|Ars Technica
You certainly come across it in the media, where people’s egos can get very inflated.The BBC’s Katty Kay Shuts Down Men Who ‘Tell Me to Shut Up’|Eugene Robinson|January 23, 2021|Ozy
Vaccine experts say the dispiriting launch reflects more than inflated estimates.Vaccines were a chance to redeem failures in the U.S. coronavirus response. What went wrong?|Lena H. Sun, Isaac Stanley-Becker, Frances Stead Sellers, Laurie McGinley, Amy Goldstein, Christopher Rowland, Carolyn Y. Johnson|January 11, 2021|Washington Post
Pressure checkerIt’s safer to roll on tires that are properly inflated.
That inflated score can mean a longer wait for a kidney because eGFR must drop to a certain level before you can start accumulating time on the transplant waitlist.For Years, JaMarcus Crews Tried to Get a New Kidney, but Corporate Healthcare Stood in the Way|by Lizzie Presser|December 15, 2020|ProPublica
Mooney quickly inflated his life raft, sent out an SOS signal and drifted for fourteen days before he was rescued.Victor Mooney’s Epic Adventure for His Dead Brother|Justin Jones|October 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He was like an un-tied balloon that had been inflated and immediately released.Robin Williams and Christopher Reeve's Epic Friendship and the Greatest Williams Story Ever Told|Marlow Stern|August 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Inflated figures lead to ineffective policies and breed panic and over-reach.
Iraqi banks are seconded to commit fraudulent transactions and sell currency at inflated prices.Iran’s Top Spy Is the Modern-Day Karla, John Le Carré’s Villainous Mastermind|Michael Weiss|July 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
MacFarlane is actively making money off of his inflated sense of self.
But the sheer quantity of the inflated currency and false money forces prices higher still.The Unsolved Riddle of Social Justice|Stephen Leacock
The finest colored, a pale yellow leaf, brings "inflated" prices, but more often by others than the poor Turk who grows it.
Lose the power of being tickled by a compliment and inflated by success, and you lose the salt of life.Ancestors|Gertrude Atherton
In the less inflated parts, the ideas are usually as just, as ingenious and beautiful; for example.The Works Of John Dryden, Volume 4 (of 18)|John Dryden
The critics say that his sublimity of diction is sometimes carried to an extreme, so that his language becomes inflated.Beacon Lights of History, Volume I|John Lord