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English noun: gasp

1. gasp (act) a short labored intake of breath with the mouth open


SamplesShe gave a gasp and fainted.


Synonymspant


Broader (hypernym)aspiration, breathing in, inhalation, inspiration, intake


English verb: gasp

1. gasp (body) breathe noisily, as when one is exhausted


SamplesThe runners reached the finish line, panting heavily.


Synonymsheave, pant, puff


Pattern of useSomebody ----s


Broader (hypernym)blow









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