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Verb
Breathe with a whistling or rattling sound in the chest, as a result of obstruction in the air passages
“The older man was beginning to wheeze as he breathed.”
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To breathe hard, quickly, or with difficulty
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Make husky, squawking noise
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Take air into the lungs and then expel it, especially as a regular physiological process
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Make a sharp sibilant sound as of the letter s
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Be carried, driven, or moved by the wind or an air current
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Make sharp, shrill sound
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To vomit or retch
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To breathe during sleep with harsh, snorting noises caused by vibration of the soft palate
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Emit a long, deep audible breath expressing sadness, relief, tiredness, or similar
Noun
A wheezing sound
“Nocturnal wheeze and cough are considered to be common features of asthma.”
Noun
A clever or amusing scheme, idea, or trick
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“Our concern is that this is all a wheeze not to pay rent for the foreseeable future to the detriment of the pension fund.”
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An inhalation or exhalation of air from the lungs
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A project or undertaking, especially a bold or complex one
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A large-scale systematic plan or arrangement for attaining some particular object or putting a particular idea into effect
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Expelled air with sound
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Any of many rhythmic fluctuations of electric potential between parts of the brain, especially those seen on an electroencephalogram
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A sharp sibilant sound
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