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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The ads, going up in London underground and rail stations, show a view of Glen Coe with the words: "Leaves you Breathless - Rather like the air in London.
This Aquarian has, as do most born under this air sign, a fast wit that leaves opponents breathless.
Breathless with anticipation, she sets about designing a beautiful white gown for the occasion.
More than two decades after he shot to stardom in the movie Breathless, Richard Gere is only a wrinkle or two from the way he used to be.
Breathless (Jean-Luc Godard, 1960) The boldest of the French New Wave critics-turned-directors invented a whole new, self-referential film language with this one, and as an extra bonus, redefined movie cool.
Highly dramatic, Mangan's voiced performance conveys a breathless excitement that only serves to heighten the terror, tension.
Even after numerous breathless dashes chasing skirts across the ocean, Sarton seems never to have grown up.
One cover deals with what happens to men who let a condition progress with the title: "A Daring Breathless Horror Novel.
Doctors Without Borders'' features breathless editing - including pointless cross-cutting back and forth between blandly hagiographic profiles - underscored by electronica music.
The films here are listed alphabetically, and range from Annie Hall and Breathless to La Dolce Vita, Double Indemnity, High Noon, Fargo and The Wizard of Oz.
Does anyone remember a terrible film called Breathless, in which Richard Gere plays a corny charmer who goes all gooey over a French fancy?
It also features Stone hallmarks such as breathless editing and sundry visual snap, crackle and pop that distract from its central message (maybe it hopes to lure MTV fans who otherwise wouldn't sit through a discourse on the Middle East).