Synonyms for exhalation

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It carries in its bosom all the energies of the past, yet is itself an exhalation of the morning.

Inhalation and exhalation should be gradual and natural, not spasmodic.

This is the higher and more obvious degree of the function of exhalation.

During the exhalation be sure to keep the upper chest still.

He considered the stars to be fed by exhalation from the Earth.

The exhalation was concluded to have something divine in it.

With the exhalation of his last breath, his soul is thought to depart from him.

The sigh of envy will merge into an exhalation of joy over the artistry of it.

It rose, indeed, 'like an exhalation of rich distilled perfumes.'

An exhalation, foul as a corpse long unburied, fanned his face.

WORD ORIGIN

late 14c., from Latin exhalationem (nominative exhalatio), noun of action from past participle stem of exhalare (see exhale).

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