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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To take air into the lungs and then let it out.

Usage examples (41)
  • When you arise in the morning, think of what a precious privilege it is to be alive-to breathe, to think, to enjoy, to love.
  • Not breathe a word
  • This rare Bordeaux must be allowed to breathe for at least 2 hours
  • I can breathe better when the air is clean 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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