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breadth (BREDTH) (noun)
Width: The breadth of the prairies is incredible.
breath (BRETH) (noun)
Air which is inhaled and exhaled during breathing: The loss of breath can be a dangerous symptom.
breathe (BREETH) (verb)
To draw in and to expel air out of the lungs: Barry rose quickly to the surface of the water from the bottom of the swimming pool so he could breathe again.
Lloyd tried to breathe deeply, inhaling a fresh breath of air. He hoped this exercise would increase the breadth of his chest.
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