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  • adv. In a breathless manner, usually due to excitement, exertion, etc.

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  • adv. In a breathless manner.

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

  • adv. in a breathless manner

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Examples

  • "Shoot, Dad," he called breathlessly, as the cross hairs intersected the exact center of one of the spheres ten thousand feet below.

    "The War of the Planets" by Harl Vincent, part 12

  • “Bye, West,” she calls breathlessly over her shoulder.

    Disenchanted Princess

  • "I'm Kripo!" he called breathlessly and waved his identification card.

    Garden of Beasts

  • "Paragon," he heard himself call breathlessly, as he had always called when the pain was too intense to bear.

    Ship Of Destiny

  • Raistlin was prepared for Tasslehoff's arrival, having heard the kender shouting his name breathlessly six doors down and having heard the neighbors shout back to ask if he knew what time of the morning it was.

    The Soulforge

  • "Hi!" he called breathlessly, as he tore down to Sleepy Hollow, where the others were having a laze.

    The Sea of Adventure

  • Then I called breathlessly over the PRR to Noriel.

    NPR Topics: News

  • Marie Colvin breathlessly reports in The Sunday Times that THE Palestinian group Hamas, blamed for last week’s massacre of eight students at a Jewish seminary in Jerusalem, has revealed that hundreds of its fighters have been trained in Iran.

    Archive 2008-03-01

  • Ralph! "he called breathlessly to the young fireman.

    Ralph on the Engine The Young Fireman of the Limited Mail

  • He went so rapidly that he was already clear of the village, when he heard Tom Pinch calling breathlessly after him in the distance.

    The Life and Adventures of Martin Chuzzlewit

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