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synonyms for respire

  • exhale
  • inhale
  • oxidate
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How to use respire in a sentence

With what eagerness did I run every morning at sunrise to respire the perfumed air in the peristyle!
THE CONFESSIONS OF J. J. ROUSSEAU, COMPLETEJEAN JACQUES ROUSSEAU
Auprs de cette grotte sombre O l'on respire un air si doux, L'onde lutte avec les cailloux, Et la lumire avec que l'ombre.
DECADENCE AND OTHER ESSAYS ON THE CULTURE OF IDEASREMY DE GOURMONT
The moment after I began to respire twenty quarts of unmingled nitrous oxide.
A HISTORY OF SCIENCE, VOLUME 4(OF 5)HENRY SMITH WILLIAMS
There was in the room an intermittent positive pressure breathing apparatus, which can be used to respire for a patient.
WARREN COMMISSION (6 OF 26): HEARINGS VOL. VI (OF 15)THE PRESIDENT'S COMMISSION ON THE ASSASSINATION OF PRESIDENT KENNEDY
Moreover, in many instances, a great proportion of the larger scholars will respire the estimated quantity of air.
POPULAR EDUCATIONIRA MAYHEW
Now plants, it is well known, respire similarly to animals, through the pores of their leaves.
THE MIRROR OF LITERATURE, AMUSEMENT, AND INSTRUCTION, VOL. 12, ISSUE 342, NOVEMBER 22, 1828VARIOUS
It needs no peculiar or unusual habitude in order to respire what is termed night air.
PAPERS ON HEALTHJOHN KIRK
Its breathings were difficult, and every effort to respire produced a convulsion harder than the last.
ARTHUR MERVYNCHARLES BROCKDEN BROWN
He laughed, and seemed to respire more air into his broad chest.
CINQ MARS, COMPLETEALFRED DE VIGNY
The Crustaceans, so far as they are aquatic, respire by means of branchi, or gills.
THE OCEAN WORLD:LOUIS FIGUIER
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WORDS RELATED TO RESPIRE

  • draw in
  • exhale
  • expire
  • fan
  • gasp
  • gulp
  • inhale
  • insufflate
  • open the floodgates
  • pant
  • puff
  • respire
  • scent
  • sigh
  • sniff
  • snore
  • snort
  • use lungs
  • wheeze
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