BREATHLESS's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of breathless
Definition:
a. out of breath; breathing with difficulty, as from tension or excitemen
Example:
China joined the world in breathless coverage of the Chilean mine rescue, but when a gas blast killed 21 Chinese miners, the national TV news didn't say a word.
Sentence in Classic:
The boys huddled themselves together and sought the friendly companionship of the fire, though the dull dead heat of the breathless atmosphere was stifling.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain Context
At last, after despairing, breathless screaming, and vain sucking, things went right, and mother and child felt simultaneously soothed, and both subsided into calm.
Anna Karenina(V3) By Leo Tolstoy Context
There was room enough in the wide corridor for the generals to pass the three officers quite easily, but Zherkov, pushing Nesvitski aside with his arm, said in a breathless voice,.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
While still at a distance he took off his cap and tried to speak respectfully, but he was pale and breathless and his face was angry.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy Context
I had answered in a kind of breathless whisper, but I felt, in my silence, that my breath was shorter now.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context
Then, I looked round and saw the disturbed beetles and spiders running away over the floor, and the servants coming in with breathless cries at the door.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens Context
First to wake them, and next to tell them, all so wild and breathless as she was, what had brought her there, were difficulties; but they no sooner understood her than their spirits were on fire like hers.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens Context
Corney, hurrying into the room, threw herself, in a breathless state, on a chair by the fireside, and covering her eyes with one hand, placed the other over her heart, and gasped for breath.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens Context
The rays of the searchlight were kept fixed on the harbour mouth across the East Pier, where the shock was expected, and men waited breathless.
Dracula By Bram Stoker Context
Rosedale; and heedless of his protestations, she sprang into the rescuing vehicle, and called out a breathless order to the driver.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton Context
I had desired it with an ardour that far exceeded moderation; but now that I had finished, the beauty of the dream vanished, and breathless horror and disgust filled my heart.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley Context