adverb see breathless

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Breathlessly — Breath less*ly, adv. In a breathless manner. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • breathlessly — adv. Breathlessly is used with these verbs: ↑await, ↑gasp, ↑say, ↑wait …   Collocations dictionary

  • breathlessly — breathless ► ADJECTIVE 1) gasping for breath. 2) feeling or causing great excitement, fear, etc. DERIVATIVES breathlessly adverb breathlessness noun …   English terms dictionary

  • breathlessly — adverb in a breathless manner (Freq. 2) she spoke breathlessly • Derived from adjective: ↑breathless …   Useful english dictionary

  • breathlessly — See breathless. * * * …   Universalium

  • breathlessly — adverb In a breathless manner, usually due to excitement, exertion, etc …   Wiktionary

  • breathlessly — adv. without breath; gaspingly, pantingly …   English contemporary dictionary

  • breathlessly — breath·less·ly …   English syllables

  • breathlessly — See: breathless …   English dictionary

  • breathless — breathlessly, adv. breathlessness, n. /breth lis/, adj. 1. without breath or breathing with difficulty; gasping; panting: We were breathless after the steep climb. 2. with the breath held, as in suspense, astonishment, fear, or the like:… …   Universalium

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