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Physical ActionPlay
Use 'deflate' when referring to releasing air or gas by physical action or accident. SlideShe poked the beach ball with a stick, and it started to deflate rapidly.
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Not Always IntentionalPlay
'Deflate' can happen without someone wanting it to, like a tire getting a puncture. SlideThe tire deflated overnight because of a nail in the road.