Definitions

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  • v. Present participle of breathe out.

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

  • n. the act of expelling air from the lungs

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Examples

  • 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.

    Kangaroo

  • Charming gardens shaded by mango and other fruit trees, cool fish-ponds, splashing cascades and tumbling waterfalls, coffee and clove plantations, breathing out a spicy fragrance, stretches of natural forest ” a perpetual variety in beauty ” gratified the traveller, as he ascended the thousand feet above which stretched the plateau whereon the home of Madame D'Arifat stood.

    The Life of Captain Matthew Flinders

  • When she wasn't agitated, the girl was a sullen pair of eyes staring from under the blanket, breathing out short little answers to Mariam and Rasheed's questions.

    A Thousand Splendid Suns

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