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blow up

How to sign: add details to

Blow Up in ASL Watch how to sign Blow Up in American Sign Language
Blow Up - ASL Study
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Pads in ASL Watch how to sign Pads in American Sign Language
Pads - Austin Community College (Automotive) More details
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aggrandise in ASL Watch how to sign aggrandise in American Sign Language
aggrandise - SMARTSign Dictionary
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dramatise in ASL Watch how to sign dramatise in American Sign Language
dramatise - SMARTSign Dictionary
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Similiar / Same: pad, embellish, aggrandize, aggrandise, embroider, lard, dramatize, dramatise

Categories: amplify, exaggerate, hyerbolise, hyperbolize, magnify, overdraw, overstate

Within this category: glorify

blowup

How to sign: an unrestrained expression of emotion

Gush in ASL Watch how to sign Gush in American Sign Language
Gush - ASL Study
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gush in ASL Watch how to sign gush in American Sign Language
gush - SMARTSign Dictionary
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outburst in ASL Watch how to sign outburst in American Sign Language
outburst - SMARTSign Dictionary
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Similiar / Same: effusion, outburst, ebullition, gush

Categories: expression, manifestation, reflection, reflexion

Within this category: acting out, cry, explosion, flare

blow up

How to sign: fill with gas or air
"inflate a balloons";

Inflate in ASL Watch how to sign Inflate in American Sign Language
Inflate - ASL Study
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Similiar / Same: inflate

Categories: expand

Within this category: billow, reflate

blow up

How to sign: 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";

hit the roof in ASL Watch how to sign hit the roof in American Sign Language
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combust in ASL Watch how to sign combust in American Sign Language
combust - SMARTSign Dictionary
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Similiar / Same: flip one's lid, throw a fit, hit the roof, hit the ceiling, have kittens, have a fit, blow one's stack, fly off the handle, flip one's wig, lose one's temper, blow a fuse, go ballistic, combust

Categories: rage

blow up

How to sign: cause to explode
"We exploded the nuclear bomb";

detonate in ASL Watch how to sign detonate in American Sign Language
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Similiar / Same: explode, detonate, set off

Categories: change integrity

Within this category: dynamite, fulminate

blow up

How to sign: to swell or cause to enlarge, "Her faced puffed up from the drugs"

puff up in ASL Watch how to sign puff up in American Sign Language
puff up - SMARTSign Dictionary
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Similiar / Same: puff out, puff up, puff

Categories: intumesce, swell, swell up, tumefy, tumesce

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