breath[ breth ]SEE DEFINITION OF breath
Synonyms for breath
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR BREATH
I feel the breath of life taken away from me by the multitude.
With parched throats, gasping for breath, they lay back in agony.
As soon as the fellow on the bed would have his breath he would scream.
She went about her work that morning humming under her breath.
Not a breeze can stir but it thrills us with the breath of autumn.
I crave for the balm of Nature, the anodyne of solitude, the breath of Mother Earth.
Andrew drew in his breath anxiously and turned her back for the cañon.
Andrew caught his breath, but the marshal would not let him speak.
Hester was running, and when she came near was quite out of breath.
Sallie looked, and drew in her breath with a long, expressive "O-h!"
Old English bræð "odor, scent, stink, exhalation, vapor" (Old English word for "air exhaled from the lungs" was æðm), from Proto-Germanic *bræthaz "smell, exhalation" (cf. Old High German bradam, German Brodem "breath, steam"), from PIE root *gwhre- "to breathe, smell."