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breathless

Synonyms of breathless in English:

adjective

  • 1 Will arrived flushed and breathless
    out of breath, panting, puffing, gasping, wheezing, hyperventilating;
  • 2 the crowd was breathless with anticipation
    agog, open-mouthed, waiting with bated breath, on the edge of one's seat, on tenterhooks, in suspense;
    excited, impatient
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    Word of the day orthoepy
    Pronunciation: ˈɔːθəʊɛpi
    noun
    the correct or accepted pronunciation of words