Sus*pire" (?), v. i. [L. suspirare to breathe out, to sigh; sub under + spirare to breathe: cf. F. souspirer, OF. souspirer.]

To fetch a long, deep breath; to sigh; to breathe.

Shak.

Fireflies that suspire In short, soft lapses of transported flame. Mrs. Browning.

 

© Webster 1913.


Sus*pire", n. [Cf. L. suspirium.]

A long, deep breath; a sigh.

[Obs.]

 

© Webster 1913.

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