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breathe

verb

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1 to inhale and exhale air
  • sometimes it gets so hot in here that it's hard to even breathe

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2 to have life
  • as long as I breathe, you will have a place to stay

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The first known use of breathe was in the 14th century

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“Breathe.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/breathe. Accessed 21 Oct. 2020.

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