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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To breathe in air and then exhale it.

Usage examples (31)
  • In the mountains I respire the fresh air as I enjoy the beauty of nature.
  • We have already said that all animals with lungs respire.
  • Moreover they assert that all animals respire-which is untrue.
  • In bloodless animals, and insects, and such as do not respire, the for more
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