Gasps Definition

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# Sentence Times
1. "I'm all right," Max said weakly, but his breathing came in jagged gasps. 1
2. All I had to do was wait until my breath no longer came in short gasps and my body quit trembling. 1
3. As the strange shape darts in, the whole audience jumps and gasps. 1
4. Audible gasps rose here and there together with short, whispered words and the murmur of anticipation. 1
5. Between gasps Michael said that he was allergic to cats. 1
6. He leant against the railing, his breath coming in short gasps. 1
7. Her breath came in convulsive gasps. 1
8. Her breath came in shallow gasps. 1
9. His announcement produced gasps of amazement. 1
10. His breath came in short gasps. 1
11. His breath was coming in short irregular gasps. 1
12. I still remember the horrified gasps from the audience when the first model made her way down the runway in see-through splendor. 1
13. I was breathing in short little gasps. 1
14. In Mareccu's arms Jun coughed and again, breathing in hoarse gasps, her body trembling. 1
15. Li Yuan's look of surprise as the Arab reared brought gasps as well as laughter from all round. 1
16. Like the arch, it is that rare kind of public monument that draws gasps. 1
17. Maxim ducked behind the first man who was hauling back his breath in short gasps. 1
18. My breaths were coming in gasps. 1
19. Now she could hear heavy breathing, gasps and a grunt as some one scrambled up the rubble in front of her. 1
20. Now we solaced our brow on the porcelain, and emitted a few sour gasps of disgust. 1
21. Some animals are still breathing in ragged gasps and blinking slowly. 1
22. Somehow she managed to take a proper breath, not the little shallow gasps she had been giving up to now. 1
23. The announcement that he was guilty brought gasps and sobs in the packed courtroom. 1
24. The film was shown to gasps of rapture at the Democratic Convention. 1
25. The gasps of shock built into a cacophony of questions. 1
26. The picture was greeted with gasps of admiration. 1
27. The pizza deliveryman took a few last gasps and died on the pavement. 1
28. The stunt brought shocked gasps from the audience. 1
29. Then there's nothing but the implacable, soul-less beat, and a subdued babble of shudders and metallic gasps. 1
30. There were gasps of horror from the spectators as he fell off the tightrope. 1
 

Gasps

[…°asp]

VERB

  - inhale suddenly with the mouth open, out of pain or astonishment.

NOUN

  - a convulsive catching of breath.

Synonyms

List of Prefixes

A-
Afro-
After-
Ambi-
Amphi-
An-
Ana-
Anglo-
Ante-
Anti-
Ap-
Apo-
Arch-
Astro-
Auto-
Back-
Be-
Bi-

List of Suffixes

-Acy
-Al
-Ance
-Ence
-Dom
-Er
-Or
-Ism
-Ist
-Ity
-Ty
-Ment
-Ness
-Ship
-Sion
-Tion
-Ate
-En