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Suspire   Listen
verb
Suspire  v. i.  To fetch a long, deep breath; to sigh; to breathe. "Fireflies that suspire In short, soft lapses of transported flame."






Collaborative International Dictionary of English 0.48








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"Suspire" Quotes from Famous Books



... deepened and intensified as the great logs slowly burned into rosy embers, and I could smell a whiff of scorching trouser legs; but the courageous man dared not move, for fear of breaking the spell. Marlow's tale was a powerful one: I could hear Mrs. Marlow suspire faintly, ever so faintly—the troubled, small, soft sigh of a brave woman indefinably stricken. The gallantry of women! In a remote part of the house a ship's clock tingled its quick double strokes.... Eight o'clock, I thought, unconsciously translating ...
— Plum Pudding - Of Divers Ingredients, Discreetly Blended & Seasoned • Christopher Morley



Words linked to "Suspire" :   respire, breathe out, breathe, saw wood, hiccup, yawn, hiccough, breathe in, choke, saw logs, inspire, hyperventilate, wheeze, snore



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