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Part of speech: Noun

The air drawn in and forced out of the lungs; a single act of drawing in or forcing out air; as, to take a long breath; the power to use the lungs freely; as, to lose one's breath; life; a pause; an instant; air in gentle motion; a mere word; fragrance.

Usage examples "breath":
  • Catherine caught her breath. - "The Wide Awake Girls in Winsted", Katharine Ellis Barrett.
  • From my first breath- for I never asked to be born! - "The Life Everlasting: A Reality of Romance", Marie Corelli.