from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The return of relative ease of breathing after the initial exhaustion that occurs during continued physical exertion.
  • noun Restored energy or strength.

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  • noun A renewed feeling of energy after a period of activity.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun the return of relatively easy breathing after initial exhaustion during continuous exertion
  • noun renewed energy or strength to continue an undertaking


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