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hyperventilate

verb

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  1. to breathe hard, quickly, or with difficulty he was so nervous he began hyperventilating, and the extra oxygen made him dizzy Synonyms blow, heave, gasp, pant, puff, wheezeRelated Words choke, gag, gulp, huff; asphyxiate, smother, stifle, strangle; snore, snuffle; exhale, expire


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