breathless


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marked by an absence of circulating air

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not breathing or able to breathe except with difficulty

tending to cause suspension of regular breathing

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appearing dead

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She recently became a grandmother for the second time but gets too breathless to bathe baby Jessica.
The original Breathless mix is the best, with its pumping house beat.
Among the breathless remarks overheard backstage after the performance: "We were so nervous," "We will grow into the steps," and "We want more.
Reconstructing the episode in a breathless chapter dubbed "The Animal Factory," the author sounds a bit like Bertie Wooster narrating Midnight Express: "Quentin removed his pants and stood there, shivering with a weird combination of fear and genuine cold, aware he was about to undertake a voyage into the unknown depths of society.
Perhaps equaling "chilling" are scenes in which a chimpanzee assails a smaller primate in a breathless pursuit high in the trees, and a group of chimps form an organized mob to ruthlessly persecute one of their own kind who has run afoul of the social structure.
I-A semifinals Tuesday in front of a breathless but disappointed overflow crowd at College of the Canyons.
Seidman's fully voiced characterizations leave the listener breathless.
The posters encourage breathless commuters in the south-east to come to Scotland for some clean air.
In the nineteenth century Alexandre Dumas's famous novel was a bestseller that kept all Europe breathless with suspense, but Prokovsky has bartered the frisson for laughter and the vast historical canvas for some amusing vignettes.
Its formal closure embodies a deadend, a familiar dissipation of meaning less compelling in practice than it perhaps remains in contemplation--our anticipation of the work's subsequent 17 hours is less than breathless.
Duvall stars in the film as "THX 1138," whose forbidden affair with his roommate leads to a breathless escape attempt and a search for freedom from numbing oppression.
Marr was a little breathless at the start but he soon relaxed into his new role as laconic anchorman and did fine.
Threat Matrix'' is essentially another crime-procedural show, with scads of impenetrable techno-babble and Middle Eastern names spewed at a breathless rate, too many characters to reasonably follow (except to understand whether they're integral to the story line) and a whipsaw pace that prevents viewers much chance to wonder at the implausibility of it all.
Readers will enjoy this funny tale--which is not racy at all-related in a breathless manner by Tony in long, run-on sentences.
A few of the singers (Olivero, Rise Stevens) offer pithy commentaries, but it is the visual and sonic appeal of such megastars as Franco Corelli, Ezio Pinza, Fritz Wunderlich, Victoria de los Angeles, Lauritz Melchior, Conchita Supervia, and Lawrence Tibbett that leave you breathless.