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  • adverb In a breathy manner.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • IX He leaned back and called breathily upward, "arethos, imedshud! intob coom."

    The Hour of the Gate

  • Sharon's bass and breathily intoned vocals are often the crux of a song, and sparseness and restraint always the watchwords, with even guest Johnny Marr reining himself in so his guitar sinuously entwines with the bass and synth lines on Can't Put it Down Until it Ends.

    Pajama Club: Pajama Club – review

  • Smoothly steering between R&B and Eurodance, she's breathily seductive on Motivation – by contrast, guest Lil Wayne is positively anaemic – while I'm Dat Chick updates the jumpy minimalism of Destiny's Child's No, No, No.

    Kelly Rowland: Here I Am – review

  • Her breathily sexy aria with Creonte (an excellent Iestyn Davies) was one of several show-stoppers.

    Niobe, Regina di Tebe; Faust; The Makropulos Case; Fidelio

  • Jesse clapped his hands and hissed breathily to imitate big-auditorium applause, very convincing.

    Blues Machine

  • Demolition is a gorgeously quirky melodic delight with a breathily affecting vocal that is Debbie Harry-ish in its Warholian knowingness.

    Mr Little Jeans (No 906)

  • “This is just like Journey to the Center of the Earth,” Eliza said breathily, tingling from head to toe.

    The Book Of Spells

  • “This is just like Journey to the Center of the Earth,” Eliza said breathily, tingling from head to toe.

    The Book Of Spells

  • There under the pen name “Meg Merrilies,” she began publishing her breathily apostrophizing poetry—“San Francisco, city of mists and dreams!”

    LIGHTING OUT FOR THE TERRITORY

  • There under the pen name “Meg Merrilies,” she began publishing her breathily apostrophizing poetry—“San Francisco, city of mists and dreams!”

    LIGHTING OUT FOR THE TERRITORY

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