not phonated; unvoiced; voiceless.
utilizing the breath exclusively in the production of a speech sound.
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How to use breathed in a sentence
But he breathed vibrant, hilarious, oh-so-fabulous life into the classic 1996 remake.Out of the Birdcage: How Mike Nichols Made Gay Culture Mainstream | Kevin Fallon | November 20, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Outside of the absurdity of “blood splatter” flying through the air is the implication that Ebola can be “breathed” at all.
I breathed sloppily through my mouth, hung my head between my legs, and spit every so often.
You'd put a scarf across your nose and mouth and when you breathed through it, it would get all white with frost.
Every time he breathed, he felt pains all through his torso—fractured ribs.The Cost: What Stop and Frisk Does to a Young Man’s Soul | Rilla Askew | May 21, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
He turned to the gentle accents of his sweet Alice, breathed in a letter which had been wet with her grateful tears.
But the withering mildew was now breathed forth, that was intended to blast this goodly harvest.
He breathed fierce and honest anathema on the heads of the bowelless fiends who had abandoned the babe to its doom.The Joyous Adventures of Aristide Pujol | William J. Locke
“Well, I hope he does,” sighed Sol, the sigh being breathed to give expression of what remained unspoken.The Bondboy | George W. (George Washington) Ogden
Every word she breathed, every anathema she denounced, seemed urged by the quick revenge of Duke Wharton!
British Dictionary definitions for breathed
phonetics relating to or denoting a speech sound for whose articulation the vocal cords are not made to vibrate: Compare voiced
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