Today’s Root: spir, spire
breath or breathe (from the Latin spirare)
respire – re (again) + spire (breath) – to breathe repeatedly especially freely as would be the case after exertion or anxiety.
conspire – con (with) + spire (breath) to breathe with someone better translated as to act in harmony with someone.
Perspiration poured from the runners as they rounded the last corner.