breathlessly

All Adverb
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  • She stood looking at him breathlessly, her whole history written in her eyes. Cited from In Kedar's Tents, Henry Seton Merriman
  • One after another they left off playing, and breathlessly looked on at my game. Cited from After Dark, by Wilkie Collins
  • But at last he came to a long one which he read breathlessly. Cited from Prisoners, by Mary Cholmondeley
  • As I helped her she related breathlessly what she has just seen. Cited from The Romance of Elaine, by Arthur B. Reeve
  • But as he moved away she called him back, more breathlessly than ever, and quite white. Cited from A Poor Wise Man, by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  • Having breathlessly gone that far, she was able to finish with greater self-command. Cited from A Pagan of the Hills, by Charles Neville Buck
  • Then I went through it breathlessly to the last word, which came all too soon. Cited from The Life of Froude, by Herbert Paul
  • It was his turn to question, to wait breathlessly when no answer came. Cited from Where the Trail Divides, by Will Lillibridge
  • "Beyond all expression!" said she a little breathlessly and her eyes very bright. Cited from Martin Conisby's Vengeance, by Jeffery Farnol
  • Scarcely, however, had he spoken when a man ran breathlessly into the hall. Cited from The Dragon and the Raven, by G. A. Henty
  • For a moment she listened breathlessly as if some new thing had been said to her. Cited from Brought Home, by Hesba Stretton
  • In a few moments he met her running breathlessly down the hill. Cited from Under the Great Bear, by Kirk Munroe
  • So breathlessly filled were the days, that often the dead were buried at night. Cited from The Long Roll, by Mary Johnston
  • For a few minutes the wife had gone out of the house, and she returned, breathlessly. Cited from Sweetapple Cove, by George van Schaick
  • Again he stopped, the class waiting breathlessly for him to go on. Cited from The Soul of a Child, by Edwin Bjorkman
  • Moment after moment went by while he watched breathlessly for the appearance of the girl at the surface. Cited from The Second Violin, by Grace S. Richmond
  • He went slowly to the door, and we followed him breathlessly. Cited from Visionaries, by James Huneker
  • "And why has my father never told me?" the girl said, breathlessly. Cited from Sunrise, by William Black
  • We watched him breathlessly, but within ten yards of the hole he stopped. Cited from We and the World, Part I, by Juliana Horatia Ewing
  • He was just about to begin a third, when his mother entered the cottage almost breathlessly. Cited from The Young Bridge-Tender, by Arthur M. Winfield
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Meaning of breathlessly

  • adverb In a breathless manner
    she spoke breathlessly