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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR PANT
Why, in a little while we wanted to hold our mouths open and pant like a dog.
He was out of breath with whispering; I could hear him pant slightly.
I pant for a plantation which shall shelter and not suffocate.
Her head drooped back and her parted lips seemed to pant and glow.
“Bullets,” said Harry, who began to pant with excitement, as he made for the door.
But in a few minutes they had recovered their breath, and ceased to pant from their exertions.
Some may court publicity, and pant for the forum, or the pulpit, but they are the few.
He paused to pant, his body filling and emptying like a bladder.
From my place of ambush I could hear him pant aloud as he struck the blows.
I was glad to get home; my legs shook under me, and I could only stand and pant.
mid-15c., perhaps a shortening of Old French pantaisier "gasp, puff, pant, be out of breath, be in distress" (12c.), probably from Vulgar Latin *pantasiare "be oppressed with a nightmare, struggle for breathing during a nightmare," literally "to have visions," from Greek phantasioun "have or form images, subject to hallucinations," from phantasia "appearance, image, fantasy" (see phantasm). Related: Panted; panting.