breathless


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breathless

(1) Out of breath, due to exercise or other form of exertion.
(2) Holding one’s breath due to fear, anticipation or profound interest.
(3) Not breathing; dead.
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TONIC: Breathless actors Natasha Little, Jack Davenport and Catherine Steadman
Caroline Stevens, Chief Operating Officer at the British Lung Foundation, said: "Many don't think about their lung health until it becomes a problem, so we are inviting everyone who has felt breathless or has a persistent cough to come and join us.
Ryan, who trains Breathless Kiss, a $60,000 purchase earlier this year, for Angie Bailey, said: "I bought her at Fasig-Tipton Breeze-Up Sales.
As the narrator/protagonist, Guidall gives a stellar performance that builds to a crescendo that will leave the reader breathless.
Fitkowski saw the pope in 2000 at World Youth Day and remembers feeling breathless and speechless when the pope looked into his eyes and made the sign of the cross.
The action does not lets up and builds to an amazing finale brought about by Tom's brilliant strategies and breathless, daring work.
If you are mildly breathless and it doesn't get better within two days, or if it comes on suddenly and severely, also see a doctor urgently.
But as an artist whose practice aims to represent, according to the breathless press release, a "record of everything that is a part of someone's life and everything that's added to that person's life every day," his output is somewhat less convincing.
Lowell Smith's A Pas de Deux for Phrygia and Spartacus, to the familiar music by Aram Khachaturian, is all breathless lifts, barrel turns, and the wrenching emotion Soviet dancers used to be so good at.
According to the breathless narrative of this tasteless hagiography, a glorified exhibition catalogue, the house built by Venturi for his mother and himself is 'the most significant house of the second half of the twentieth century'.
The six-foot McTeer left us breathless as the vivacious single mom in Tumbleweeds, a hyperkinetic Nora in an imported London stage version of A Doll's House, and a malcontent hausfrau in The King Is Alive.
For four nights, up-beat ceilidhs and soothing ballads taken from chart-busting albums Talk on Corners and In Blue rang out in the Arena as they left the audience breathless.