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Verb
To pant or breathe, especially with difficulty
“The air began to thicken, and I began to gasp for breath.”
Verb
To make a husky, squawking noise
Verb
To voice or produce an audible sound
Verb
Make a slight involuntary grimace or shrinking movement of the body out of pain or distress
Noun
Plural for a convulsive catching of breath
“I realized that I had forgotten to breathe and drew a deep gasp of air into my lungs.”
Noun
Plural for an expression of shock, surprise or disgust
“There was an audible gasp from the audience after the telling of the tasteless joke, and justly so.”
Noun
Plural for a deep and hoarse sound, voice or call
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