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Breathing AirPlay
Use 'inhale' specifically when referring to drawing air into the lungs, often through the nose. SlideOn the mountain peak, he inhaled the crisp, clean air.
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Physical SensationPlay
'Inhale' can suggest a strong awareness of the air or smell one breathes in. SlideShe inhaled the aroma of freshly brewed coffee.
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Emotive ResponsePlay
'Inhale' may imply a deep emotional reaction to a smell or air quality. SlideHe inhaled sharply, recognizing the scent of his childhood home.