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synonyms for huff and puff

  • gasp
  • heave
  • huff
  • smoke
  • suck
  • wheeze
  • blow
  • breathe
  • distend
  • drag
  • draw
  • enlarge
  • fill
  • gulp
  • inflate
  • pant
  • swell
  • whiff
  • pull at
  • pull on

antonyms for huff and puff

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  • compress
  • contract
  • deflate
  • shrink
  • conceal
  • hide
  • secret
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How to use huff and puff in a sentence

She also practises etching, pen-and-ink drawing, as well as crayon and water-color sketching.
WOMEN IN THE FINE ARTS, FROM THE SEVENTH CENTURY B.C. TO THE TWENTIETH CENTURY A.D.CLARA ERSKINE CLEMENT
No law of that country must exceed in words the number of letters in their alphabet, which consists only in two-and-twenty.
GULLIVER'S TRAVELSJONATHAN SWIFT
Mr. Spurrell came down to see a horse, and we shall be very glad to have the benefit of his opinion by-and-by.
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOLUME 107, NOVEMBER 3, 1894VARIOUS
They were eaten too quickly, in long gulps of four-and-twenty hours at a time.
KIPLING STORIES AND POEMS EVERY CHILD SHOULD KNOW, BOOK IIRUDYARD KIPLING
It was a white silk, with an immense train, of course, and without overskirt—simply caught up in a great puff behind.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
It curled and twisted in the embers as if it had been a living thing; a puff of smoke, a pungent odour, and it was gone.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
He walked over to the table and mixed two tumblers of whiskey-and-soda, wondering why he had not thought of it before.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
He paused, then mixed and drank another whiskey-and-soda, lit a cigarette, and resumed.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
The horse made a spring to one side, and the beautiful new pipe was broken before the old hero had taken a single puff.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
The flounces were so full and fluffy that he held his knees back nervously lest he should disturb a puff.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO HUFF AND PUFF

  • blow
  • breathe
  • distend
  • drag
  • draw
  • enlarge
  • fill
  • gasp
  • gulp
  • heave
  • huff
  • huff and puff
  • inflate
  • pant
  • pull at
  • pull on
  • smoke
  • suck
  • swell
  • wheeze
  • whiff
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