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  • nounsharply drawn breath
  • verbdraw breath in sharply

synonyms for gasp

  • exclamation
  • whoop
  • blow
  • ejaculation
  • gulp
  • heave
  • pant
  • puff
  • wheeze
See also synonyms for: gasped / gasping / gasps
  • choke
  • snort
  • whoop
  • blow
  • convulse
  • gulp
  • heave
  • inhale
  • inspire
  • pant
  • puff
  • respire
  • sniffle
  • wheeze
  • catch one's breath
  • fight for breath
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Enjoying the rest of a remote summerThe prospect of returning to cubicle life means employees are seizing their last gasps of life outside the office.
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In the hours to months after the impact, we share this behemoth’s last steps, its final gasps.
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We haven’t been really given any sense of reality, and so that nostalgia becomes a reason to do these things… They see this as like the last gasp of a troll.
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We’re nearing the frustratingly slow, but sure, dying gasp of Covid-19.
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Everything was silent except for the rhythmic friction of skis on snow and our gasps of exhaustion.
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With a suffocating gasp, she fell back into the chair on which she sat, and covered her face with her hands.
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She gave a sudden gasp, and then she appeared to be deeply interested in the gold fish in the fountain.
THE WEIGHT OF THE CROWNFRED M. WHITE
With a gasp of dismay young Richard twisted in his chair to confront this fresh and unsuspected antagonist.
MISTRESS WILDINGRAFAEL SABATINI
With a gasp she felt herself falling straight down through a swirling vortex of sensation, to the very sand-bed of the stream.
THE DRAGON PAINTERMARY MCNEIL FENOLLOSA
Jimmy says the way his bloodhound had worked it all out made even Jones minimus gasp.
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WORDS RELATED TO GASP

  • departed
  • hit the road
  • split
  • took a hike
  • took a powder
  • went
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.