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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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"I took my inhaler but it did nothing and within minutes I was so breathless. I could only get a few words out, but couldn't talk in sentences and was in no fit state to make a phone call.
Breathless was one of the earliest, most influential examples of French New Wave (nouvelle vague) cinema.
On the first day of the three-day hearing, Ffion Simcox, an advanced nurse practitioner at the hospital, said: "When he first arrived on the unit he did appear a little clammy and a bit breathless. However, when I was assessing him he wasn't breathless."
Ffion Simcox, an advanced nurse practitioner at the hospital, had said on the first day of the three-day hearing on Wednesday: "When he first arrived on the unit he did appear a little clammy and a bit breathless. However, when I was assessing him he wasn't breathless."
As for Helene, viewers in Britain will be able to see her when she presents the voting results from Germany in next Saturday's Eurovision Song Contest - though it's not known if she will give us a blast of Breathless...
Predicated on a rhythm as relentless as that of Tony Conrad's Flicker, Godard's Breathless trailer is a barrage of three-second shots with voice-over captions: "the pretty girl," "the bad boy," "the revolver," "the police." That the voice is female is characteristic of Godard's trailers (and one of many things that distinguish his from Hollywood's).
The Breathless Resorts & Spas brand delivers a new kind of adults-only vacation appealing to chic, sophisticated couples, singles and groups of friends.
The five-year-old is as low as 6-1 for the Champion Hurdle, and Twiston-Davies jnr (left) said yesterday: "I've had the chance to sit on him at home and he leaves me breathless - he takes your breath away with what he TURN TO PAGE 11
He's adamant that Breathless is not the kind of show that could be made in America because "they're still debating all of that stuff in presidential elections now".
He's driving back to the 1960s for ITV's new Thursday drama Breathless and plays brilliant and charismatic surgeon Otto Powell, who has a dark secret in his past.
Two of Daniela's This Life co–stars are also back on screens this week in new 1960s–set drama Breathless.
A source said: "Keith came in for training and was extremely breathless. The doctor gave him the once-over and immediately decided to send him away.