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to breathe hard

to utter in a breathless manner

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Synonyms for gasp

a short labored intake of breath with the mouth open

breathe noisily, as when one is exhausted

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The effect was marvelous, for, as I lightly sidestepped, after delivering the second blow, he reeled and fell upon the floor doubled up with pain and gasping for wind.
His shoulders rested from long travail; the stertorous gasping died away to a quick but natural respiration; and in the sudden cessation of the cruel contest, an uncanny stillness fell upon the scene.
But it's not that, my friend-" said Dolokhov with a gasping voice.
They passed each other gasping on deck; they shouted across tables.
He attempted a rally, was brought to his knees, took the nine seconds' count, and then tried to clinch into safety, only to receive four of Joe's terrible stomach punches, so that with the gong he fell back, gasping, into the arms of his seconds.
In sore travail, gasping, reeling, panting, with glazing eyes and sobbing breath, grotesque and heroic, fighting to the last, striving to get at his antagonist, he surged and was driven about the ring.
She muttered gasping, inarticulate love-words, rocking slowly to and fro the while, and patting Genevieve's shoulder with her ponderous hand.
The Wolf, hearing these words, went home, gasping with cold and hunger.
On the floor near the disordered bed, in his night clothes, lay Fleming gasping away his life.
He just had time to free his leg when she fell on one side, gasping painfully, and, making vain efforts to rise with her delicate, soaking neck, she fluttered on the ground at his feet like a shot bird.
With the cry of "now," the mare tugged with all her might, but far from galloping, could scarcely move forward; she struggled with her legs, gasping and shrinking from the blows of the three whips which were showered upon her like hail.
She was gasping, standing still, then tugging again and almost falling.
He waked up, gasping for breath, his hair soaked with perspiration, and stood up in terror.
He has been gasping for more than an hour,'' the lawyers pleaded in their filings.
Noel Fehily reported he was gasping for air and we are having it investigated.