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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

The act of taking air into and out of the lungs.

Usage examples (37)
  • Just the act of breathing slowly and deeply can have a very calming effect.
  • The boy was disappointed to find only skeletons instead of living breathing dinosaurs
  • Verb (used without object) : How about giving me a chance to breathe? ,Hardly a man breathes who has not known great sorrow. ,The jacket is comfortable...
  • Verb (used with object) : Dragons breathe fire. ,She breathed life into the party. ,to breathe a horse for more
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