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 Meanings and Examples of RESPIRE
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
respire
 v.  breathe easily again, as after exertion or anxiety
 v.  draw air into, and expel out of, the lungs
Classic Sentence: (23 in 2 pages)
1  But this painful respiration hardly troubled a sort of ineffable serenity which overspread her countenance, and which transfigured her in her sleep.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER I—IN WHAT MIRROR M. MADELEINE CONTEMPLATES HIS HA...
2  A breath, almost a respiration, moved the shrubbery.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XIX—THE BATTLE-FIELD AT NIGHT
3  He listened to her breathing: she still breathed, but with a respiration which seemed to him weak and on the point of extinction.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER VIII—THE ENIGMA BECOMES DOUBLY MYSTERIOUS
4  Their breath under their veil resembles the indescribably tragic respiration of death.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER II—THE CONVENT AS AN HISTORICAL FACT
5  Love is a celestial respiration of the air of paradise.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER IV—A HEART BENEATH A STONE
6  It seems as though its respiration were made of hope.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER X—DAWN
7  But a humid warmth near his ear, which the mouth of the wounded man touched, indicated respiration, and consequently, life.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER I—THE SEWER AND ITS SURPRISES
8  Jean Valjean held him in such a manner that his chest was not oppressed, and so that respiration could proceed as well as possible.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER IV—HE ALSO BEARS HIS CROSS
9  It seemed to him that, henceforth, his respiration was repressed forever.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 4: CHAPTER I—JAVERT
10  As d'Artagnan pursued his investigations, a more abundant and more icy sweat rolled in large drops from his forehead; his heart was oppressed by a horrible anguish; his respiration was broken and short.
The Three Musketeers By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In 24 THE PAVILION
11  Two soldiers were accordingly sent for, and the inspector descended a stairway, so foul, so humid, so dark, as to be loathsome to sight, smell, and respiration.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 14. The Two Prisoners.
12  A bright spot burned in either cheek, her respiration was short and difficult, and her pulse beat with feverish excitement.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 72. Madame de Saint-Meran.
13  Valentine summoned every effort, and breathed with that regular respiration which announces tranquil sleep.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 101. Locusta.
14  As for the old man, his chest heaved with his panting respiration.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 103. Maximilian.
15  The heat of the day had gradually decreased, and a light breeze arose, seeming like the respiration of nature on awakening from the burning siesta of the south.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 117. The Fifth of October.
Example Sentence:
1  In the severe form of the disease, the respiration is arrested, while in the milder attacks, the breathing is difficult, slow, deep, and snoring.
2  When Jack nearly drowned, they brought him to by artificial respiration.