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Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary
breath (noun)
1.
a) air filled with a or odor - fragrance
b) a slight indication - suggestion the faintest breath of scandal
2.
a) the of - faculty breathing recovering his breath after the race
b) an act of breathing - fought to the last breath
c) opportunity or time to - breathe respite
3.
a slight breeze
4.
a) air inhaled and exhaled in breathing - bad breath
b) something (as moisture on a cold surface) produced by breath or breathing
c) - inhalation
5.
a spoken sound - utterance
6.
- spirit animation
Merriam-Webster Online Thesaurus
breath (noun)
1.
a momentary halt in an activity
SYNONIMS:
break, breath, breather, interruption, lull, recess
RELATED WORDS:
time-out; interim, interlude, intermission, interval, respite, rest; cessation, discontinuance, downtime, ending, expiration, finishing, hitch, lapse, stoppage, stopping, termination; abeyance, moratorium, surcease, suspension; discontinuity, gap, hiatus
NEAR ANTONYMS:
continuation, endurance, persistence, progress, progression; extension, prolongation
breath (noun)
2.
a slight or gentle movement of air
SYNONIMS:
air, breath, puff, waft, zephyr
RELATED WORDS:
current, draft, whiff; sea breeze; blast, blow, flurry, gale, headwind, northeaster, norther, northwester, southeaster, southwester, tailwind, westerly, wind; squall, tempest, tornado, windstorm; airflow
NEAR ANTONYMS:
calm
breath (noun)
3.
an almost imperceptible sign of something
SYNONIMS:
breath, flicker, glimmer, suggestion, tang, touch, trace, whiff
RELATED WORDS:
inkling, intimation, scent, wind; evidence, indication, mark, sign
NEAR ANTONYMS:
permeation, pervasion, saturation
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