Definitions

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  • adj. In a state of gasping.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. In a state of gasping.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In a gasping state or condition; panting; eager.

Etymologies

a- +‎ gasp (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • She is sorry minutes later, as the salt works its way into unknown cuts and leaves her skin agasp for air.

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  • On the widescreen DVD edition, some of the lushly painted backgrounds left me agasp, and the animation teems with quality and craftsmanship.

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  • The voice of the daughter of Ṣion agasp, he spreadeth her hands:

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  • All this would involve no end of worry for the quartermaster, who even under the most favorable circumstances is sure to be the least appreciated and most abused officer under the commandant himself, and that worthy was simply agasp with relief and joy when he heard Mr. Hayne's astonishing announcement that he would take the quarters out on "Prairie Avenue."

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  • When we got to the second floor of Egypt we stopped looking at the artifacts and just stared agasp at the ceilings.

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  • Seems as if Mr. Freeman has been targeted by the Israeli Lobby for being, agasp, a person not falling in line with everything pro-Israel.

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  • "Where the dull thunder and the tossing spray warned us from sunken reefs, we heard the harsh challenges of gulls; where the pallid surf twisted in yellow coils of spume above the bar, the singing sands murmured of treachery and secrets of lost souls agasp in the throes of silent undertows.

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