Usage examples for deflated

  1. I remember that with the clumsiest of weak gestures he bade me begone from the house, and that I with a now rather deflated rhetoric answered I would go only with Mary at my side. – The Passionate Friends by Herbert George Wells
  2. Which deflated that particular enterprise for the moment, anyway. – The Killer by Stewart Edward White
  3. The owner of the mouth- organ is temporarily deflated – The First Hundred Thousand by Ian Hay
  4. One of its greatest advantages is that it can be easily deflated and can be packed away into a very small compass. – The Mastery of the Air by William J. Claxton
  5. There was no sound, no movement, except the regular cough of his own laboring lungs, and the rustle of his clothing as his chest swelled and deflated with the effort. – 'Firebrand' Trevison by Charles Alden Seltzer
  6. He reached Durrington with a deflated tyre, took the car to the garage, and then went back to the hotel. – The Shrieking Pit by Arthur J. Rees
  7. " Oh," Malone said, feeling deflated – Out Like a Light by Gordon Randall Garrett
  8. George rolled his eyes and deflated somewhat. – O+F by John Moncure Wetterau
  9. The suit deflated and he breathed new life. – Where the Pavement Ends by John Russell
  10. But, quickly as he stripped off the deflated tire, he was not so quick that Harry failed to see that the blow- out had been caused by a straight cut- not at all the sort of tear produced by a jagged stone or a piece of broken glass. – The Boy Scout Aviators by George Durston
  11. And here were hundreds of starving strikers, with their wives, also starving; and a couple of thousand other workers in factories and on ranches who were in process of having their wages " deflated – They Call Me Carpenter by Upton Sinclair
  12. Douglas was entirely deflated – Judith of the Godless Valley by Honoré Willsie
  13. Then he recalled the plausible which deflated hope and imagination to earthly things. – An Apostate: Nawin of Thais by Steven Sills
  14. Peter closed his eyes, images of tiny pink, deflated balloons streaking across his mind. – Undo-a-Novel-By-Joe-Hutsko by Hutsko, Joe
  15. Though of what interest a deflated tire can be to anybody passes my comprehension. – Anthony Lyveden by Dornford Yates
  16. Jon's space suit deflated – Acid Bath by Vaseleos Garson
  17. There came a rattle and roar from the rear wheels which told that the tires had been punctured and that the heavy wheels were riding on their rims, cutting the deflated tubes. – Guy Garrick by Arthur B. Reeve
  18. A dozen, torn open, were deflated entirely. – The Planet Strappers by Raymond Zinke Gallun
  19. His big lungs filled- then slowly deflated and Martin went slowly homeward, in silence. – O. Henry Memorial Award Prize Stories of 1921 by Various