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exhale

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of exhale

  1. 1 to let or force out of the lungs <before answering, the suspect exhaled a cloud of cigarette smoke> Synonyms blow (out), breathe (out), expel, expire Related Words expectorate Antonyms inbreathe, inhale, inspire

  2. 2 to throw or give off <the lilacs were exhaling a sweet fragrance that virtually filled the room> Synonyms cast, discharge, emanate, evolve, emit, expel, expire [archaic], give out, irradiate, issue, radiate, release, send (out), shoot, throw out, ventRelated Words eliminate, evacuate, excrete, exude, ooze, secrete; eject, erupt, gush, jet, outpour, pour, spew, spout, spray, spurt, squirtNear Antonyms absorb, inhale, soak (up), sponge, suck (up), take up




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