[ suh-fleyt ]
/ səˈfleɪt /
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verb (used with object), suf·flat·ed, suf·flat·ing.
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This term means the "arrangement of words in regularly measured, patterned, or rhythmic lines or verses." What is it?
Origin of sufflate
OTHER WORDS FROM sufflatesuf·fla·tion, noun
Words nearby sufflate
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British Dictionary definitions for sufflate
/ (sʌˈfleɪt) /
an archaic word for inflate
Derived forms of sufflatesufflation, noun
Word Origin for sufflate
C17: from Latin sufflāre from sub- + flāre blow
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