Barnumize, add to, aggrandize, amplify, augment, balloon, bloat, blow, blow up, bombast, boost, broaden, build, build up, bulk, bulk out, crescendo, develop, dilate, distend, enlarge, exaggerate, exalt, expand, extend, fatten, fill out, hike, hike up, huff, increase, jack up, jump up, lay it on, lengthen, magnify, maximize, overdevelop, overdistend, overdraw, overexpand, overextend, overstrain, overstretch, parlay, pile it on, pontificate, puff, puff up, pump, pump up, put up, pyramid, raise, rarefy, strain, stretch, sufflate, swell, talk big, talk highfalutin, thicken, up, vapor, widen
be diffuse, run out on, descant, expatiate, enlarge, dilate, amplify, expand, inflate
, launch out, branch out, rant, maunder, prose, harp upon, dwell on, insist upon, digress, ramble, battre la campagne, beat about the bush, perorate, spin a long yarn, protract, spin out, swell out, draw out, battologize.
amount to, come to, mount up to, touch the pocket, draw, draw upon, indorse, issue, utter, discount, back, demonetize, remonetize, fiscalize, monetize, circulate, be in circulation, be out of circulation, mint (coins), coin, print (paper currency), inflate
, deflate, debase, devalue, revalue, circulate, put in circulation, withdraw from circulation, exchange currencies, change money, charge interest, pay interest, lose interest.
become larger &c (large), expand, widen, enlarge, extend, grow, increase, incrassate, swell, gather, fill out, deploy, take open order, dilate, stretch, distend, spread, mantle, wax, grow up, spring up, bud, bourgeon, shoot, sprout, germinate, put forth, vegetate, pullulate, open, burst forth, gain flesh, gather flesh, outgrow, spread like wildfire, overrun, be larger than, surpass, render larger &c (large), expand, spread, extend, aggrandize, distend, develop, amplify, spread out, widen, magnify, rarefy, inflate
, puff, blow up, stuff, pad, cram, exaggerate, fatten.
be vain, be vain of, pique oneself, lay the flattering unction to one's soul, have too high an opinion of oneself, have an overweening opinion of oneself, have too high an opinion of one's talents, blind oneself as to one's own merit, not think small beer of oneself, not think vin ordinaire of oneself, put oneself forward, fish for compliments, give oneself airs, boast, render vain, inspire with vanity, inflate
, puff up, turn up, turn one's head.
blow, waft, blow hard, blow great guns, blow a hurricane, wuther, stream, issue, respire, breathe, puff, whiff, whiffle, gasp, wheeze, snuff, snuffle, sniff, sniffle, sneeze, cough, fan, ventilate, inflate
, perflate, blow up.