DEFLATION in a Sentence

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 n.  a contraction of economic activity resulting in a decline of prices; the act of letting the air out of something
Classic Sentence:
1  In fact, Mammy had spent her time deflating her conceit.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER VIII
Example Sentence:
1  Growth in the 19-nation eurozone has been lacklustre, and the currency bloc slipped into deflation in December.
2  His goal must be to deflate the opposition, not to encourage it.