hyperventilate


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hyperventilate

(hī′pər-vĕn′tl-āt′)
v. hyperventi·lated, hyperventi·lating, hyperventi·lates
v.intr.
1. To breathe abnormally fast or deeply so as to effect hyperventilation.
2. To breathe in this manner as from excitement or anxiety.
v.tr.
To subject to hyperventilation.
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The Birmingham-born singer, just turned 50, had been working on a new song called Hyperventilate when she ended up doing just that at the sight of the blood and called her elderly parents to drive her to Worcester A&E.
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Don't forget to relax in the exam - don't be tense and rush at a paper and don't hyperventilate.
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The thought of it was starting to make me hyperventilate.
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She was led to a room to be breathalysed but the panicking mum started to hyperventilate and was unable to give a sample, Perth sheriff court heard.
The sufferer may blush, tremble, sweat, hyperventilate, have a racing heart or be so scared they can barely speak.
I can tell from your description that your fear makes you over-breathe, or hyperventilate, and that will only increase your panic as you'll feel dizzy, even sick.

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