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verb as in gasp

verb as in snivel

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Example Sentences

Those cases can be as modest as a few days of sniffles, but, in other circumstances, can spawn debilitating headaches and fatigue.

Many infected kids get away with no symptoms, or with only a few sniffles.

Surgical masks are a common part of life, and it’s normal for anyone with a mild sniffle to wear one to work or on public transport.

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Sulfites, which winemakers in the United States sometimes use to keep wine from spoiling, are often to blame for wine-induced sniffles.

The subway is far emptier, for one thing—and with the riders onboard almost universally wearing masks, the chorus of sniffles and coughs has been silenced.

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But no matter, we are allergic and getting more allergic, hear us roar (and sniffle and whine and hack).

Many sniffle and wheeze antidotes are in the list of the 100 most frequently prescribed medications in 2013.

Let's not have a sniffle," the chorus continues—"Let's have a bloody good cry.

The plate of meat was brought by Mary Jones with Gower beside her, and a sniffle of her happiness audible.

The strange young woman's avoidance of any popular sniffle of the pathetic had a recognized merit.

At the invitation both children threw themselves violently on Mary and clung to her, beginning to sniffle again.

It took the form of an unmistakable sniffle, and it somehow contrived to be indubitably and rather pitifully feminine.

At this moment a sound was heard on the other side of the door, something between a cry, a sniffle, and a sob.


On this page you'll find 27 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to sniffle, such as: choke, snort, whoop, blow, convulse, and gulp.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.