aspirate aspirate  /ˈæ spə ˌreɪt/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a consonant pronounced with aspiration
  2. (v) remove as if by suction
  3. (v) pronounce with aspiration; of stop sounds
  4. (v) suck in (air)

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Usage(s):

  1. And then they always mention the aspirate-bomb.
  2. Never by any misadventure would he drop an aspirate.
  3. The sleuth is doughty Detective-Inspector Henry Peckover, a passable published poet who can no more aspirate his aitches than preserve his skull from duggery.

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