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  • n. Plural form of exhalation.


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  • The air sweet with exhalations from the hedge-rows and meadows, yes, and from the more distant hills too; fragrant and balmy.

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  • To-day's "exhalations" were chiefly those of moisture, and the only gold we saw was supplied by the light of the paraffin lamps which The

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  • "Based on our findings, this is because medium-sized stars rich in carbon sometimes keep that carbon hidden until very near the end of their stellar lives, releasing it only with their final 'exhalations'," said Bobrowsky, who noted that previously scientists hadn't looked for carbon around stars that were so near the end of their active lives.


  • I can see the exhalations of each word she utters wafting like clouds of pink smoke puffing out from her mouth.

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  • There it is exposed to the sickness and disease, the effluvia and vile exhalations of overcrowded and rotten life, and next day it is carted about again to be sold.


  • He listened still more tensely through long minutes in which he heard nothing, at the same time whispering to Jerry for information and commanding him to be soft-spoken; and Jerry, with whuffs and whiffs and all the short-hand breath-exhalations of speech he had been taught, told him that men approached, many men, more men than five.


  • About 95% of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere is natural, coming from the exhalations of living things.

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  • Though we didn't need flashlights, there was a ghostly feel in the cramped, dimmer quarters where my exhalations created masses of wriggling bubbles on the ceilings.


  • Some also advise simple deep-breathing exercises, with long exhalations, which can counteract cortisol and increase endorphins, the feel-good brain chemical.

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  • There was no untidy splashing and no sound save the constant soft, explosive exhalations from the whales – and our own entranced gasps at what we were witnessing.

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