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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 blow up

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 blow up
      v 1: cause to explode; "We exploded the nuclear bomb" [syn: explode,
            detonate, set off]
      2: make large; "blow up an image" [syn: enlarge, magnify]
         [ant: reduce]
      3: get very angry and fly into a rage; "The professor combusted
         when the student didn't know the answer to a very
         elementary question"; "Spam makes me go ballistic" [syn: flip
         one's lid, throw a fit, hit the roof, hit the
         ceiling, have kittens, have a fit, combust, blow
         one's stack, fly off the handle, flip one's wig, lose
         one's temper, blow a fuse, go ballistic]
      4: add details to [syn: embroider, pad, lard, embellish,
          aggrandize, aggrandise, dramatize, dramatise]
      5: exaggerate or make bigger; "The charges were inflated" [syn:
          inflate, expand, amplify]
      6: fill with gas or air; "inflate a balloons" [syn: inflate]
         [ant: deflate]
      7: to swell or cause to enlarge, "Her faced puffed up from the
         drugs" [syn: puff, puff up, puff out]