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synonyms for sniffing

  • detect
  • inhale
  • smell
  • inspire
  • nose
  • scent
  • snuff
  • snuffle
  • snift

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While such a tool is preferable for research, doing a daily smell test for public health reasons does not require a bespoke sniff card.
DAILY DIY SNIFF CHECKS COULD CATCH MANY CASES OF COVID-19LGBTQ-EDITORDECEMBER 17, 2020NO STRAIGHT NEWS
Batwoman crawled into the thick foliage and gingerly pulled some leaves for a sniff.
ON A COOL NIGHT IN MALAYSIA, SCIENTISTS TRACK MYSTERIOUS COLUGOS ACROSS THE TREETOPSYAO-HUA LAWNOVEMBER 20, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
Even though a sniff test would suggest that is ludicrous, at least from an American perspective.
WHEN YOUR SAFETY BECOMES MY DANGER (EP. 432)STEPHEN J. DUBNERSEPTEMBER 24, 2020FREAKONOMICS
There was the same sniffing and scratching as before, and I felt the tent give a little as when wind shakes it.
THREE MORE JOHN SILENCE STORIESALGERNON BLACKWOOD
Watch capered about furiously, taking little swims in the pool and sniffing at all the dear old familiar things.
THE BOX-CAR CHILDRENGERTRUDE CHANDLER WARNER
De Valmont's horse was pawing and sniffing uneasily, but Rollo stood firm as a rock.
GOD WILLS IT!WILLIAM STEARNS DAVIS
The house seemed lonely as I wandered through it, sniffing the strong odour of fresh paint.
THE IDYL OF TWIN FIRESWALTER PRICHARD EATON
Fresh and sweet from her toilet as a dew-drenched rose, Miss Barrison stood there sniffing the morning air daintily, thoroughly.
IN SEARCH OF THE UNKNOWNROBERT W. CHAMBERS
The hunters from the East seem to think they must have a dozen or more sniffing at their heels, but I don't like 'em.
TWO BOYS IN WYOMINGEDWARD S. ELLIS
When I went softly to my bedroom he was still sniffing at the study door.
DROSSHENRY SETON MERRIMAN
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