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Inhale

Inhale
to breathe or draw into the lungs; to inspire; as, to inhale air; opposed to exhale. Martin was walking forth to inhale the fresh breeze of the evening. (Arbuthnot)
Origin: L. Inhalare to breathe upon; pref. In- in – halare to breathe: cf. F. Inhaler. Cf. Exhale.
Draw deep into the lungs in by breathing; Clinton smoked marijuana but never inhaled.Draw in (air); Inhale deeply; inhale the fresh mountain air; The patient has trouble inspiring; The lung cancer patient cannot inspire air very well.The action involving the intake of gases via breathing.


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