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breath

noun

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1 a momentary halt in an activity
  • let's all take a breath before continuing this discussion

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2 a slight or gentle movement of air
  • a sweet breath caressed her cheek as she sat in the garden

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3 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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The first known use of breath was before the 12th century

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“Breath.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/breath. Accessed 28 Oct. 2020.

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