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gasp

[Old Norse geispa]
To catch the breath; to inhale and exhale with quick, difficult breaths; the act of gasping.
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Al Dhafra were just seconds from securing a slot in their first major final, before Barrada's last gasp equaliser.
Of Saturday's last gasp agony, he said, 'It was a bad third goal to give away.
As a black hole swallows gas and dust, the doomed material emits a last gasp of high-energy radiation--the X-ray emissions that Swift detected.
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In this case what's left over is a residual Minimalism, which, depending on your perspective, is either modernism's last gasp or its postmortem.
To be fair, it should be pointed out that the last gasp of the Trudeau Liberals was to transform its creation, the Canadian Film Development Corp., into Telefilm Canada in 1984, which launched the Broadcast Fund.
Institute 2 Cliftonville 3 INSTITUTE boss Paul Kee was as sick as the proverbial parrot following his side's last gasp home defeat to Cliftonville.
Australia ............25 Wales ................23 Sickened Sam Warburton admits he's demoralised after Wales missed out on a win over the Wallabies at the last gasp in Melbourne yesterday.
Maybe there was a belch of hydrogen sulfide involved in the Permian extinctions ("Last Gasp: Toxic gas could explain great extinction," SN: 5/28/05, p.
Schmidt was close to engineering a sensational victory over New Zealand - halting their record-breaking year - only to be denied by a last gasp try (right).
Martyn: Won it with late try; Wilson: Last gasp winner