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pant

verb

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to breathe hard, quickly, or with difficulty
  • the dog was panting heavily after his breakneck run across the field

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

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“Pant.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/pant. Accessed 9 Aug. 2020.

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