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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of outbreathe.

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Examples

  • Love in Puritan families was often like latent caloric, -- an all-pervading force, that affected no visible thermometer, shown chiefly by a noble silent confidence, a ready helpfulness, but seldom outbreathed in caresses; yet natures like Mary's always craved these outward demonstrations, and leaned towards them as a trailing vine sways to the nearest support.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 04, No. 24, October, 1859

  • And as she sang, the Doctor looked upward, and marvelled at the light in her eyes and the rich bloom on her cheek, -- for where she stood, a sunbeam, streaming aslant through the dusty panes of the window, touched her head with a kind of glory, -- and the thought he then received outbreathed itself in the yet more fervent adoration of his prayer.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 04, No. 26, December, 1859

  • I had inbreathed their mystery and outbreathed it again as my own.

    A Tramp's Sketches

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