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wheeze

verb [I]     /wiːz/
to make a high, rough noise while breathing because of some breathing difficulty: I could hear the old man behind me wheezing. I know when I've been smoking too much because I start to wheeze when I run for a train.Noises made by the body wheezy     /ˈwiː.zi/ adjective He's got a very wheezy chest that hasn't been helped by a recent cold.Noises made by the bodyRespiratory disorders
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