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 Meanings and Examples of PANT
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pant
 v.  breathe quickly or in a labored manner; respire with heaving of the breast; sigh
Classic Sentence: (120 in 9 pages)
1  He drew his breath short, and strained me so close to him, I could scarcely pant.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXV
2  By the time she caught sight of the Leyden house, she was beginning to pant, for her stays were tightly laced, but she did not slow her gait.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXI
3  Anxiety and his swift run made him pant.
Dubliners By James Joyce
Get Context   In TWO GALLANTS
4  The conventionary began to pant; the asthma of the agony which is mingled with the last breaths interrupted his voice; still, there was a perfect lucidity of soul in his eyes.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER X—THE BISHOP IN THE PRESENCE OF AN UNKNOWN LIGHT
5  I pant for a life full of striving.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois
Get Context   In XI
6  Aunt Pitty panted out after them.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER IX
7  But Ah din wait ter fine out, he panted.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLIV
8  She panted, "They will be cordial to me, because my man belongs to their tribe."
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV
9  Farmers panted through corn-fields behind cultivators and the sweating flanks of horses.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII
10  'My papa sick all the time,' Tony panted as we flew.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 1. The Shimerdas: VI
11  In the meantime, Duncan saw Alice to a place of safety, and then sought the scout, with a countenance that denoted how eagerly he also panted for the approaching contest.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 31
12  Mr. Omer took off his broad-brimmed hat, and sat down and panted.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 9. I HAVE A MEMORABLE BIRTHDAY
13  At length, however, he got better, though he still panted hard, and was so exhausted that he was obliged to sit on the stool of the shop-desk.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 21. LITTLE EM'LY
14  I was too attentive to the Doctor and his wife, to give any heed to this request; and it made no impression on anybody else; so Mrs. Markleham panted, stared, and fanned herself.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 45. MR. DICK FULFILS MY AUNT'S PREDICTIONS
15  She panted slightly, going upstairs.
Between the Acts By Virginia Woolf
Get Context   In Unit 5
Example Sentence: (16 in 2 pages)
1  We began to pant before we reached the top of hill.
2  George puffed and panted and he tried to keep up.
3  She panted out the urgent message.
4  He came in panting after running up the steps.
5  He forged ahead, panting and breathless.
6  The dog was panting because of the hot weather.
7  They all crowded round it, panting, and asking, "But who has won?"
8  Pretty soon he was all fagged out, and fell down panting; then he rolled over and over wonderful fast, kicking things every which way, and striking and grabbing at the air with his hands, and screaming and saying there was devils a-hold of him.
9  I don't normally go outside in floppy pants and a sweatshirt.
10  When we got up-stairs to his room he got me a coarse shirt and pants of his, and I put them on.
11  When you choose pants you should remember that some fabric with a tendency to shrink.
12  Seeing the holes in Bill's new pants, his mother furiously began to excoriate him for ruining his good clothes.
13  You can't wear the red pants.
14  She was wearing dark blue pants and a white sweater.
15  After the devastating attack on its military bases, the country was determined not to be caught with its pants down a second time.