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synonyms for wheeze

  • cough
  • gasp
  • hiss
  • puff
  • snore
  • buzz
  • murmur
  • pant
  • rasp
  • sibilate
  • whisper
  • whistle
  • catch one's breath
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How to use wheeze in a sentence

She was so weak in the chest you could hear her wheeze as far as you could see her.
CHRISTMAS EVERY DAY AND OTHER STORIESW. D. HOWELLS
Landry disappeared behind the curtains and in a moment Fred heard the wheeze of an atomizer.
SONG OF THE LARKWILLA CATHER
There is every variety of this music, from the low wheeze of the asthmatic, to the stentorian grunt of the corpulent and profound.
THE KNICKERBOCKER, OR NEW-YORK MONTHLY MAGAZINE, MAY 1844VARIOUS
I jumped him three times before I could get a fair shot at him, and could hear him wheeze every time I came near him.
CRUISINGS IN THE CASCADESGEORGE O. SHIELDS
I plainly heard the wheeze of blood in its throat, and the sound, like a death-rattle, affected me powerfully.
TALES OF LONELY TRAILSZANE GREY
He was just giving us the wheeze about the coming charge when a bullet struck him.
IN THE LINE OF BATTLEVARIOUS
Attempting to speak, he could produce only an asthmatic, sibilant wheeze.
ATLANTISGERHART HAUPTMANN
He puffed out great volumes of smoke, making his pipe wheeze audibly under the vigor of his draughts.
HOOSIER MOSAICSMAURICE THOMPSON
I shall take my time with you until your fat melts and your lungs pant and wheeze like leaky bellows.
THE JACKET (THE STAR-ROVER)JACK LONDON
The air-brakes wheeze, the train slows up; the conductor cries “All out for Farm—” He does not finish the call of the station.
KENTUCKY'S FAMOUS FEUDS AND TRAGEDIESCHAS. G MUTZENBERG
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WORDS RELATED TO WHEEZE

  • animation
  • breathing
  • eupnea
  • exhalation
  • expiration
  • gasp
  • gulp
  • inhalation
  • inspiration
  • insufflation
  • pant
  • wheeze
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