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  • 1gasp — gaspingly, adv. /gasp, gahsp/, n. 1. a sudden, short intake of breath, as in shock or surprise. 2. a convulsive effort to breathe. 3. a short, convulsive utterance: the words came out in gasps. 4. last gasp, the point of death; dying: At his last …

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  • 2gasp — /gæsp / (say gasp), /gasp / (say gahsp) noun 1. a sudden, short breath; convulsive effort to breathe. 2. a short, convulsive utterance, especially as a result of fear or surprise. –verb (i) 3. to catch the breath, or struggle for breath, with… …

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  • 3gasp — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. pant, labor, choke; puff; exclaim. See weariness. II (Roget s IV) v. Syn. labor for breath, breathe convulsively, gulp, have difficulty in breathing, pant, puff, wheeze, heave, blow, sniffle, snort,… …

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  • 4gasp — v. n. Pant, puff, blow, labor for breath, breathe convulsively …

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  • 5performing arts — arts or skills that require public performance, as acting, singing, or dancing. [1945 50] * * * ▪ 2009 Introduction Music Classical.       The last vestiges of the Cold War seemed to thaw for a moment on Feb. 26, 2008, when the unfamiliar strains …

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  • 6gasp — verb Etymology: Middle English; akin to Old Norse geispa to yawn Date: 14th century intransitive verb 1. to catch the breath convulsively and audibly (as with shock) 2. to breathe laboriously transitive verb to utter in a gasping manner • gasp… …

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  • 8lifesaving — ☆ lifesaving [līf′sāv΄iŋ ] adj. designed for or connected with the saving of human life n. the saving of human life, esp. through the prevention of drowning * * * See lifesaver. * * *       any activity related to the saving of life in cases of… …

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  • 9gasp — 1. noun /ˈɡæsp/ a) A short, sudden intake of breath. The audience gave a gasp of astonishment b) A draw or drag on a cigarette (or gasper). Im popping out for a gasp. 2 …

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