Exsufflate Ex`suf*flate", v. t. [L. exsufflare to blow at or upon; ex out + sufflare. See {Sufflate}.] (Eccles.) To exorcise or renounce by blowing. [1913 Webster]

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  • exsufflate —   v.t. blow away.    ♦ exsufflation, n. blowing out; forced breathing …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • exsufflate — exsuffˈlate transitive verb 1. To blow away 2. To exorcize by blowing away • • • Main Entry: ↑exsufflicate …   Useful english dictionary

  • Insufflation — (Latin insufflatio blowing on or into ) is the practice of inhaling substances into a body cavity. Insufflation has limited medical use, but is a common route of administration with many respiratory drugs used to treat conditions in the lungs… …   Wikipedia

  • exhale — v 1. breathe, respire, expire, exsufflate; blow, puff, huff, bluster, pant, gasp, wheeze; sigh, sough, whisper, whistle, whiff, whiffle. 2. breathe out, expel, emit, eject, belch; blow off, give off, emanate, spout, send off, pass off, pour off;… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • exorcise — v (in reference to evil spirits) expel, cast out, drive out, deliver from, exsufflate; unspell, disenchant …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • exufflate — exufflate, ation var. ff. exsufflate, ation …   Useful english dictionary

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