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English verb: inhale

1. inhale (consumption) draw deep into the lungs in by breathing


SamplesClinton smoked marijuana but never inhaled.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)smoke

2. inhale (body) draw in (air)


SamplesInhale deeply.
Inhale the fresh mountain air.
The patient has trouble inspiring.
The lung cancer patient cannot inspire air very well.


Synonymsbreathe in, inspire


Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)breathe, respire, suspire, take a breath


Narrower (hyponym)aspirate, drag, draw, huff, puff, sniff, sniffle, snivel, snort, snuff, snuffle


Antonymsbreathe out, exhale, expire









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