suspire


sus·pire

intransitive verb \sə-ˈspī(-ə)r\
sus·piredsus·pir·ing

Definition of SUSPIRE

:  to draw a long deep breath :  sigh

Origin of SUSPIRE

Middle English, from Latin suspirare, from sub- + spirare to breathe
First Known Use: 15th century

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