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.
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.
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.
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?