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im- +‎ breathe


imbreathe (third-person singular simple present imbreathes, present participle imbreathing, simple past and past participle imbreathed)

  1. (transitive) To inbreathe; to breathe in.
    • 1919, Ronald Firbank, Valmouth, Duckworth, hardback edition, page 22
      Alighting some graceful exotic bird from the captivity of a dingy cage, Lady Parvula de Panzoust hovered a moment before the portal as much to manipulate her draperies, it seemed, as to imbreathe the soft sweet air.