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1. To blow on, or breathe into.
2. As a medical term, to treat by blowing gas, vapor, or powder into a body cavity.

This word comes from Latin insufflare, which means to inflate. (It's a linguistic relative of the name of that type of food that puffs up: a souffle)

"Insufflate my ear and I'll follow you anywhere."

from http://www.funwords.com/library/i.htm

In*suf"flate (?), a. [See Insufflation.]

To blow upon; to breath upon or into; to use insufflation upon.


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