inflation


inflation
n
1. false prosperity, overenlarged currency; runaway prices, high prices, stiff prices, steep prices; stagflation.
2. conceit, conceitedness, egotism, pride, vainglory, vaingloriousness; narcissism, self-love, self-admiration, self-esteem, egocentrism, vanity; self-glorification, self-laudation, self-praise, self-applause; arrogance, haughtiness, self-importance, self-complacency, condescension; pretension, pretentiousness, affected manner, airs, ostentation.
3. bombast, orotundity, fustian, extravagance, rant; pretentiousness, pomposity, pompousness, stuffiness; turgidity, flatulence, tumidness, tumidity; grandiloquence, magniloquence, altiloquence, altisonance; grandiosity, affectation, big talk, ostentation, showiness, flashiness; bragging, boasting, rodomontade.
4. distension, dilatation, dilation, Obs. sufflation; swelling, puffiness, intumescence, tumefaction, blowing up, bloatedness; expansion, stretching, spreading; growth, spread, swell.
5. increase, enlargement, aggrandizement; widening, thickening, broadening; extension, lengthening, prolongation, protraction; addition, accretion, increment, accession, access; augmentation, supplement, annexation, annex; development, enhancement, intensification, exaggeration.

A Note on the Style of the synonym finder. 2014.

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