What is another word for de bated?

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[ də bˈe͡ɪtɪd], [ də bˈe‍ɪtɪd], [ d_ə b_ˈeɪ_t_ɪ_d]

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How to use "De bated" in context?

Bated breath is commonly used as a metaphor to describe feelings of nervous anticipation, excitement, or fear. It is often used in situations in which it is difficult or impossible to speak or to sustain a normal breathing pace. For example, when one is on a first date, it is common for them to take small breaths in and then hold their breath for a few seconds before taking a final, deep breath. The concept of bated breath can be traced back to at least the 1300s and is typically associated with medieval love story motifs.

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