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Synonyms for whiff

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Synonyms for whiff

a short light gust of air

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a lefteye flounder found in coastal waters from New England to Brazil

a strikeout resulting from the batter swinging at and missing the ball for the third strike

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perceive by inhaling through the nose

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drive or carry as if by a puff of air

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strike out by swinging and missing the pitch charged as the third

smoke and exhale strongly

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utter with a puff of air

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Come, another good stout whiff, and let it be with might and main.
But its efforts, it must be acknowledged, served an excellent purpose; for, with each successive whiff, the figure lost more and more of its dizzy and perplexing tenuity and seemed to take denser substance.
The scarecrow gasped, struggled, and at length emitted a murmur, which was so incorporated with its smoky breath that you could scarcely tell whether it were indeed a voice or only a whiff of tobacco.
said the figure, in a stout voice, and sending forth a courageous whiff of smoke, "I will thrive, if an honest man and a gentleman may
This he applied to his lips as often as every five or six paces, and inhaled a deep whiff of smoke, which, after being retained a moment in his lungs, might be seen to eddy gracefully from his mouth and nostrils.
He cursed, in his secret soul, the insinuating elegance of Feathertop's manners, as this brilliant personage bowed, smiled, put his hand on his heart, inhaled a long whiff from his pipe, and enriched the atmosphere with the smoky vapor of a fragrant and visible sigh.
The old witch took three or four more whiffs of her pipe and smiled.
No sooner said than the intensely red speck of fire was glowing within the pipe-bowl; and the scarecrow, without waiting for the witch's bidding, applied the tube to his lips and drew in a few short, convulsive whiffs, which soon, however, became regular and equable.
Even a whiff, or a whisper, of corruption and you're out,' Duterte warned government officials barely a week before he assumed the presidency in July last year.
The Birkenhead-born star tells the ECHO he never wanted to cause any trouble when he had a quick whiff of helium from a balloon live on air.
TOKYO -- The whiff of a Whopper made hundreds of customers hungry for a Burger King special Wednesday -- ''Flame Grilled'' cologne.
Summary: Frankfurt: The world's auto industry said it believes it can smell the whiff of recovery .
The pungent whiff of dirty trainers, day-old pizzas and cheap beer doesn't exactly sound appealing.
The company says the promotion "challenges men to take a whiff of what a double dose of confidence smells like.
uk 3PERFECT PONG YOU might think this embarrassingly-named fragrance - go on, you try walking into a shop and asking for a bottle of Fat Electrician - would conjure up the distasteful image of a builder's jeans cleavage upon first whiff.