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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 ?
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.
But the principal attraction was the exhibition of the Long Noses, a show to which Europe is as yet a stranger.
Thank you kindly," the Man with a Wart on His Nose replied, pocketing the money; "it is just the same to us as if you joined.
If your conscience," says the man with the nose, "is indisposed toward foreign idioms ye might, to please yourself, smuggle the letter into the penultimate syllable.
After a pause she added: "I had the honour to ask you why you thought the man's nose was false.
We looked then, and saw that the nose of our boat had got fixed under the woodwork of the lock, while the in-coming water was rising all around it, and tilting it up.
You see, my friend, here are two of us, with as good noses as yours, who smell nothing.
As soon as they were done, Geppetto felt a sharp kick on the tip of his nose.
Anthony's Nose = this incident probably occurred at a place on the Mohawk River called today The Noses, between Fonda and Palatine Bridge; there is another St.
It was the only way he could have passed, and Jerry's nose told him that he had passed.
Once, and twice, he sleepily brushed his nose with his paw.
But hardly had the light of day made it possible to see and distinguish things, when the first object that presented itself to the eyes of Sancho Panza was the squire of the Grove's nose, which was so big that it almost overshadowed his whole body.
His low forehead was seamed with wrinkles above the eyes, and over the nose these became vertical.
tung within wons teeth, for no boddi nose what may hapen; and to bee
Just hit him on the nose every time he rushed, and when he got artful and rushed with his head down, why, the thing to do was to stick out your leg.