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Synonyms for nose

ease forward

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by a nose

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get up someone's nose

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look down your nose at something or someone

nose something out

poke or stick your nose into something

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turn up your nose at or turn your nose up at something or someone

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the structure on the human face that contains the nostrils and organs of smell and forms the beginning of the respiratory tract

the sense by which odors are perceived

to perceive with the olfactory sense

to look into or inquire about curiously, inquisitively, or in a meddlesome fashion

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nose out: to pursue and locate

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a front that resembles a human nose (especially the front of an aircraft)

the front or forward projection of a tool or weapon

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a symbol of inquisitiveness

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a natural skill

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a projecting spout from which a fluid is discharged

search or inquire in a meddlesome way

advance the forward part of with caution

catch the scent of

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push or move with the nose

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rub noses

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defeat by a narrow margin

References in classic literature ?
However, I began, with the assistance of the son of a professional man, who had been to Salem House - Yawler, with his nose on one side.
Joe, who had ventured into the kitchen after me as the dust-pan had retired before us, drew the back of his hand across his nose with a conciliatory air when Mrs.
But as for you, Master Tookey, you'd better stick to your "Amens": your voice is well enough when you keep it up in your nose.
The moment one sits down to think, one becomes all nose, or all forehead, or something horrid.
Everybody knows that orthopaedic science provides beautiful false noses for those who have lost their noses naturally or as the result of an operation.
The very cattle that would trample a white man to death allow themselves to be banged and bullied and shouted at by children that hardly come up to their noses.
Passepartout, though he had not been able to study or rehearse a part, was designated to lend the aid of his sturdy shoulders in the great exhibition of the "human pyramid," executed by the Long Noses of the god Tingou.
Anthony, who appears to have been a kind of Dutch deity in this state, and to have monopolized all the natural noses within her boundaries to himself.
You see, my friend, here are two of us, with as good noses as yours, who smell nothing.
If he and his team chanced to be in the rear he preserved a demeanor of serenity, crossing his legs and bursting forth into yells when foot passengers took dangerous dives beneath the noses of his champing horses.
great conquerors have great noses, Getius, whose writings antedate the
The nose was well enough, as noses go; one does not expect much of noses.
You had better be careful how you indulge in such jokes again,' said Nicholas, 'or you may find an allusion to pulling noses rather a dangerous reminder for the subject of your facetiousness.
But in the end Buck's pertinacity was rewarded; for the wolf, finding that no harm was intended, finally sniffed noses with him.
However, he did nothing of the kind, but instead thereof assisted a stout servant girl in turning the contents of the cauldron into a large tureen; a proceeding which the dogs, proof against various hot splashes which fell upon their noses, watched with terrible eagerness.