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Definition 1: blow or breathe hard on or into - [verb of body]

(insufflate is a kind of ...) exhale hard

"blow on the soup to cool it down"

(insufflate has a similar meaning as ...) treat by blowing a powder or vapor into a bodily cavity

Definition 2: treat by blowing a powder or vapor into a bodily cavity - [verb of body]

(insufflate is a kind of ...) provide treatment for

"The doctor treated my broken leg" "The nurses cared for the bomb victims" "The patient must be treated right away or she will die" "Treat the infection with antibiotics"

(insufflate has a similar meaning as ...) blow or breathe hard on or into

Definition 3: breathe or blow onto as a ritual or sacramental act, especially so as to symbolize the action of the Holy Spirit - [verb of possession]

(insufflate is a kind of ...) perform (a church sacrament) ritually

"administer the last unction"

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