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suspire (v.)

mid-15c., "to sigh," from Old French souspirer (Modern French soupirer), or directly from Latin suspirare "to draw a deep breath, heave a sigh," from assimilated form of sub "under" (see sub-) + spirare "to breathe" (see spirit). Related: Suspired; suspiring; suspiral; suspirious.

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Definitions of suspire from WordNet

suspire (v.)
heave or utter a sigh; breathe deeply and heavily;
Synonyms: sigh
suspire (v.)
draw air into, and expel out of, the lungs;
Synonyms: breathe / take a breath / respire
From wordnet.princeton.edu