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respire

re·spire

respire

pronunciation:
rih spaIr
parts of speech:
intransitive verb, transitive verb
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part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: respired, respires, respiring
definition 1: to breathe in air and then exhale it.
definition 2: to engage in the process of respiration.
 
part of speech: transitive verb
definition: to take in and exhale; breathe.
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