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Definition of "long-breathed" [long•-breathed]

  • Having the power of retaining the breath for a long time; long-winded. (adjective)

Gnu Collaboartive International Dictionary of English: licensed under The Code Project Open License (CPOL)

Use "long-breathed" in a sentence
  • "The first movement signalled its epic proportions from the outset, with its eight horns and long-breathed trombone solo reinforcing the sense of momentousness."
  • "In the suites and sonatas, Hantaï thought and played big; this wasn't an intricate, polished clockwork, but near-Romantic landscapes, profusely detailed with crisp ornamentation, the long-breathed rhythmic waywardness outlining grand conceptions."
  • "Ginsberg derived his visionary bardic stance and long-breathed cadences from the Bible, Blake, Christopher Smart and Whitman-with special effects courtesy of speed, LSD and laughing gas."
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