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exhalation
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Nicholas Nickleby
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  • …in the eyes of jaded and footsore passers-by, to look—more vicious than usual, after blistering and scorching in the sun, when, in one of the inn’s smallest sitting-rooms, through whose open window there rose, in a palpable steam, wholesome exhalations from reeking coach-horses, the usual furniture of a tea-table was displayed in neat and inviting order, flanked by large joints of roast and boiled, a tongue, a pigeon pie, a cold fowl, a tankard of ale, and other little matters of the…

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  • She cleared her snorkel with a sharp exhalation.
  • Sometimes she murmurs with each exhalation as she sleeps.

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