Part of speech:
To breathe out (air, cigarette smoke, etc.)
A brief, passing odor carried in the air:
The direction from which a movement of air comes:
To conceal from the knowledge of others; keep secret
To improve the quality or condition of
(Obs.) To rejoice at; celebrate
Distend is defined as to stretch out or to become swollen.
To make larger in scope or effect; expand:
Swell is defined as to grow larger beyond the normal size.
To draw something such as air or smoke into the lungs by breathing; inspire.
To pour forth liquid:
To draw along (something burdensome); hence, to pass in pain or with difficulty.
(Informal) To attract; draw:
Praise is defined as to give someone approval, or to thank God.
To put something into (a container, for example) to capacity or to a desired level:
To put out of breath; to cause to blow from fatigue.
To draw in and exhale the smoke of (tobacco, for example):
Bloat is defined as to swell with air, water or pride.
(Sculpting) To shape roughly as a preparation for the finer work to follow; to cut to the general form required.
To stop up or fill (a hole, gap, etc.) by inserting a plug
To pad and stitch ornamentally.
To put out of sight; hide
To make or keep secret. [from late 16th c.]
A successful or popular venture:
To blow (chaff) off or away.
To gasp is defined as to quickly take a deep breath or to have trouble catching your breath.
(Slang) To inhale something for the intoxicating or euphoric affects
(Slang) To engage in stealing, especially shoplifting or pickpocketing.
To help establish or organize (a new enterprise), as by securing financial backing:
To solicit or importune, as for business
The power to breathe easily and naturally
(Informal) Same as puffed out.
(Now Rare) A thick clump or tuft of grass; tussock
a soft spherical object made from fluffy fibers; for applying powder to the skin
Something providing ease, convenience, or security:
a short light gust of air
The definition of heave is to lift something heavy, or throw something far or with great effort, or to try to vomit.
To produce or move with noisy puffing or explosive sounds:
to swell or cause to enlarge,
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