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synonyms for nostrils

  • beak
  • snout
  • adenoids
  • bill
  • horn
  • muzzle
  • nares
  • proboscis
  • schnoz
  • sneezer
  • sniffer
  • snoot
  • snuffer
  • whiffer
  • olfactory nerves
  • smeller
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How to use nostrils in a sentence

Smoking was called drinking tobacco, as the fashionable method was to "put it through the nose" or exhale it through the nostrils.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
Cease ye therefore from the man, whose breath is in his nostrils, for he is reputed high.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
His nose was so flat one would hardly have noticed there was a nose at all, except for the wideness of the nostrils.
ALILA, OUR LITTLE PHILIPPINE COUSINMARY HAZELTON WADE
Her expression was still petrified, except that she might have had the scent of blood in her slightly dilating nostrils.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
"No," said the Bull over his shoulder as he lifted his hind legs from the clinging mud and cleared his nostrils.
KIPLING STORIES AND POEMS EVERY CHILD SHOULD KNOW, BOOK IIRUDYARD KIPLING
From the garden there rose to her nostrils the delicate scent of some hidden flower that gave its best gift to the darkness.
BELLA DONNAROBERT HICHENS
The atmosphere of the stables and the breath of the blue grass paddock revived in her memory and lingered in her nostrils.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
For over his head shone painted stars against a painted blue, and in his nostrils hung a faint sweetness as of ambra.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
The most poignant test, however, came when port was reached and the scented land-wind met his nostrils with the—Spring.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
In her nostrils was the autumn perfume of the woods, and as they strode forward in silence a rabbit scuttled from their path.
THE DOCTOR OF PIMLICOWILLIAM LE QUEUX
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WORDS RELATED TO NOSTRILS

  • adenoids
  • beak
  • bill
  • horn
  • muzzle
  • nares
  • nostrils
  • olfactory nerves
  • proboscis
  • schnoz
  • smeller
  • sneezer
  • sniffer
  • snoot
  • snout
  • snuffer
  • whiffer
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.