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English definition of “puff”

puff

verb [I/T] (SWELL)   /pʌf/
to swell or increase in size: [T] One eye was puffed and her cheek was bruised dark as a coal smear. [T] The child held a deep breath and puffed her cheeks until they turned red.
(Definition of puff verb (SWELL) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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