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pant

pant

 
 
pronunciation:
paent
parts of speech:
intransitive verb, transitive verb, noun
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part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: panted, panting, pants
definition 1: to breathe in rapid short gasps, as after hard exercise.
synonyms:
gasp, huff, puff
similar words:
wheeze
definition 2: to yearn or have a desperate desire.
he panted for her love and favor
synonyms:
ache, long, pine, yearn
similar words:
burn, crave, drool, hanker, hunger, languish, lust, thirst
definition 3: to pulsate quickly and strongly.
synonyms:
pulsate, pulse
similar words:
beat, flutter, palpitate, pitapat, throb
 
part of speech: transitive verb
definition: to utter in a gasping manner.
He panted a hello as he ran past us.
synonyms:
gasp
similar words:
wheeze
 
part of speech: noun
definition: a short, rapid breath; gasp.
synonyms:
gasp
similar words:
breath, puff, wheeze
derivation: pantingly (adv.)
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