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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of breathe out.


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  • In Cornwall, Harriet said, the cows had always sniffed in when she came near, and then breathed out heavily, nnh! nnh! as if they did not like the smell of human beings, breathing out against her, and backing.


  • My soul the faithfull'st offerings hath breathed out

    Twelfth Night; or What You Will

  • I breathed out over it and the burn vanished—even 80-proof whiskey typically lingers and smolders.


  • He breathed out a round puff of blue smoke, then took the cigar from his mouth, and holding it between the tips of his four fingers and thumb, inspected the glowing end satisfiedly.

    Time and Again

  • Alarmed, he breathed out a truly ugly stench, reminiscent of rotten eggs, bloated gut, putrefied zombies, and worse.

    Cube Route

  • Closing his eyes, Dante breathed out a low sigh of relief and pressed the green-glassed bottle against his forehead.

    Etched in Bone

  • And breathed out a sigh of relief when she saw the dark bedroom with its curtained French windows again.

    Etched in Bone

  • Many-coloured mists are floating above the distant city, but such mists as you might imagine to be ethereal spirits, souls of the mighty dead breathed out of the tombs of Italy into the blue of her bright heaven, and wandering in vague and infinite glory around the earth that they have loved.

    The Life of John Ruskin

  • The unfinished requiem lay on the bed, and his last efforts were to imitate some peculiar instrumental effects, as he breathed out his life in the arms of his wife and his friend Suessmaier.

    The Great German Composers


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