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Word of the Day 06/17/20 Insufflate

Insufflate (verb)
insufflate [ in-suhf-leyt, in-suh-fleyt ]


verb (used with object), in·suf·flat·ed, in·suf·flat·ing.
1. to blow or breathe (something) in.
2. Medicine/Medical. to blow (air or a medicinal substance) into some opening or upon some part of the body.
3. Ecclesiastical. to breathe upon, especially upon one being baptized or upon the water of baptism.

OTHER WORDS FROM INSUFFLATE
in·suf·fla·tion, noun
in·suf·fla·tor, noun

WORDS RELATED TO INSUFFLATE
puff, smell, sniff, snort, exhale, inhale, sigh, pull, inspire, drag, respire, gasp, snore, pant, gulp, fan, expire, wheeze, scent

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Origin: 1650–60; < Late Latin insufflātus past participle of insufflāre to blow into or on. See in-, sufflate

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