ex·hale / eksˈhāl; ˈeksˌhāl/ •
v. breathe out in a deliberate manner: [intr.] she sat back and exhaled deeply [tr.] he exhaled the smoke toward the ceiling. ∎ [tr.] give off (vapor or fumes): the jungle exhaled mists of early morning.DERIVATIVES: ex·hal·a·ble adj.
The Oxford Pocket Dictionary of Current English
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