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Synonyms for breath

Synonyms for breath

the vital principle or animating force within living beings

the act or process of breathing

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air breathed out, evidenced by vapor, odor, or heat

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Synonyms for breath

the air that is inhaled and exhaled in respiration

an indirect suggestion

a slight movement of the air

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Such bewilderment extended to the stands as supporters paused briefly to catch breath after a remarkable, ridiculous, roller-coaster 90 minutes.
ENGLAND changed up through the gears at the start of the second half and had increased their lead by seven points before SCOTLAND could catch breath.
The speed of change, the surprises, the emotional highs and lows of the past few weeks have made it difficult to catch breath. However, this column requires a more considered opinion than you get in the average sound-bite and offers an opportunity to reflect.
He has shown improvement in recent games as the Reds have kept three clean sheets but Benitez expects Insua will be better again once he has had a chance to catch breath.
We hardly dared catch breath as they flew in on rattling wings for a few precious sips of water before heading off into the night.
Hardly pausing to catch breath, Swansea forced a stream of corners and Robinson volleyed over from one, Smith's punch under pressure from the gangly Lawrence falling to him but not quite sitting down enough as Forest defenders charged out.
"Although he takes representing his country very seriously indeed, David has barely had time to catch breath over the past 10 months and he clearly needs a rest."
Eleven versus nine in our favour for 50 minutes tells me there should only be one winner, and after that opening half there was hardly any time to catch breath.
As I tried desperately to catch breath following the welcome (for me, anyway) dog invasion I began to wonder if Clyde should bother turning up today.
Wearing a T-shirt, jeans and a baseball cap she barely has time to catch breath after the frantic performance.
His one-day and Twenty20 assignments, for franchise and country, are set to take him to all points east and west in northern-hemisphere cricket - with barely a moment to catch breath between long-haul flights.
Generally, given the ever increasing strength of the private equity market, a slow down in deal making may be advisable to catch breath, but given the success of the sector over the past 20 years, its effects would appear to have been positive for the Welsh economy and its contribution is likely to continue.
It was deadly dull in the first period but there was hardly a moment to catch breath in the closing quarter of the match as Falkirk deservedly collected all three points to leapfrog Inverness and move to within two points of leaders Queen of the South.