a momentary halt in an activity <let's all take a breath before continuing this discussion> Related Words time-out
a slight or gentle movement of air <a sweet breath caressed her cheek as she sat in the garden> Related Words current
; sea breeze
an almost imperceptible sign of something <the mornings are already getting warmer, and there is a breath of spring in the air>
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