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synonyms for breathing space

  • breather
  • breathing room
  • breath
  • breathing spell
  • breathing time
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Not a zephyr ruffled the leaf of a rose, and a soft breathing fragrance bathed his reposing senses.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
“Never mind that,” Jessie flung back over her shoulder, and still breathing easily as she set a slower stroke.
THE CAMPFIRE GIRLS OF ROSELAWNMARGARET PENROSE
Even the short stop had allowed their horses a breathing spell and they could now ride more leisurely.
THE COURIER OF THE OZARKSBYRON A. DUNN
She sat still as a statue, scarce breathing, her eyes fixed upon the violet sky.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
The drops fell on the lips of the sleeping man, who was now breathing regularly.
THE WEIGHT OF THE CROWNFRED M. WHITE
She was standing before him, not a block of chiseled ice, but a beautiful, breathing woman.
THE FIFTH STRING  JOHN PHILIP SOUSA
When she awoke, she saw that the child was breathing naturally and that the fever was entirely gone.
THE VALUE OF A PRAYING MOTHERISABEL C. BYRUM
Finally, in a few instances, it retains some measure of its probably original function of air-breathing.
MAN AND HIS ANCESTORCHARLES MORRIS
A slender figure on the floor stirred slightly and a sound of soft breathing filled the silence.
THE DRAGON PAINTERMARY MCNEIL FENOLLOSA
The burglar entered the room without noise, and the heavy breathing of the sleeper continued without intermission.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME II (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO BREATHING SPACE

  • apnea
  • blow
  • breather
  • breathing space
  • caesura
  • coffee break
  • cutoff
  • downtime
  • halt
  • hiatus
  • interlude
  • intermission
  • interval
  • lacuna
  • layoff
  • letup
  • lull
  • pause
  • recess
  • respite
  • rest
  • suspension
  • ten
  • time off
  • time out
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.