"panting" in the noun sense
1. panting, heaving
breathing heavily (as after exertion)
2. panting, trousering
any fabric used to make trousers
"panting" in the verb sense
1. pant, puff, gasp, heave
breathe noisily, as when one is exhausted
"The runners reached the finish line, panting heavily"
utter while panting, as if out of breath
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