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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Air drawn into and forced out of the lungs.

Usage examples (35)
  • Draw in the breath of life, and as you breathe, smile.
  • There wasn't a breath of air in the room
  • His sour breath offended her
  • He took a deep breath and dived into the pool for more
Tutoring comment
  • She held her "breath" (inhaled and exhaled air), then began to "breathe" (inhale and exhale air) deeply when she saw the "breadth" (distance from side to side) of the ocean.
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