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noun 
  1. A short, sudden intake of breath.
The audience gave a of astonishment
  1. : A draw or drag on a cigerette (or gasper).
I'm popping out for a .
verb 
  1. (intransitive): To draw in the breath suddenly, as if from a shock.
The audience gasped as the magician dissapeared
  1. (intransitive): To breath laboriously or convulsively.
We were all gasping when we reached the summit
  1. (transitive): To speak in a breathless manner
The old man gasped his last few words
Etymology: Akin to Old Norse geispa


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