Definitions for exhaleɛksˈheɪl, ɛkˈseɪl
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exhale, expire, breathe out(verb)
"Exhale when you lift the weight"
exhale, give forth, emanate(verb)
give out (breath or an odor)
"The chimney exhales a thick smoke"
To expel air from the lungs through the nose or mouth by action of the diaphragm.
To pass off in the form of vapour; to emerge.
To expel (something) from the lungs by action of the diaphragm.
Origin: From exhaler, from exhalare, from + .
to breathe out. Hence: To emit, as vapor; to send out, as an odor; to evaporate; as, the earth exhales vapor; marshes exhale noxious effluvia
to draw out; to cause to be emitted in vapor; as, the sum exhales the moisture of the earth
to rise or be given off, as vapor; to pass off, or vanish
Origin: [L. exhalare; ex out + halare to breathe; cf.F. exhaler. Cf. Inhale.]
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By the time we are women, fear is as familiar to us as air. It is our element. We live in it, we inhale it, we exhale it, and most of the time we do not even notice it. Instead of I am afraid, we say, I don't want to, or I don't know how, or I can't.
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