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  • as ingasp
  • as insnivel

synonyms for sniffle

  • choke
  • snort
  • whoop
  • blow
  • convulse
  • gulp
  • heave
  • inhale
  • inspire
  • pant
  • puff
  • respire
  • wheeze
  • catch one's breath
  • fight for breath
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How to use sniffle in a sentence

Those cases can be as modest as a few days of sniffles, but, in other circumstances, can spawn debilitating headaches and fatigue.
THEY’RE CALLED MILD CASES. BUT PEOPLE WITH BREAKTHROUGH COVID CAN STILL FEEL PRETTY SICK.FENIT NIRAPPILAUGUST 31, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Many infected kids get away with no symptoms, or with only a few sniffles.
COVID-19 CAN INFECT KIDS — AND RISKS SICKENING SOME SEVERELYTINA HESMAN SAEYAUGUST 24, 2021SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
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.
TOKYO WAS THE FIRST COVID-19 OLYMPICS. IT WON’T BE THE LASTAMY GUNIAAUGUST 16, 2021TIME
Sulfites, which winemakers in the United States sometimes use to keep wine from spoiling, are often to blame for wine-induced sniffles.
RED WINE IS A TRIFECTA OF CHEMICALS THAT CAN MAKE SOME PEOPLE FEEL TERRIBLEEMPIREJUNE 24, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
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.
SHOULD WE KEEP WEARING MASKS EVEN AFTER THE PANDEMIC ENDS?JAMIE DUCHARMEAPRIL 2, 2021TIME
The plate of meat was brought by Mary Jones with Gower beside her, and a sniffle of her happiness audible.
THE AMAZING MARRIAGE, COMPLETEGEORGE MEREDITH
The strange young woman's avoidance of any popular sniffle of the pathetic had a recognized merit.
THE AMAZING MARRIAGE, COMPLETEGEORGE MEREDITH
At the invitation both children threw themselves violently on Mary and clung to her, beginning to sniffle again.
MARY WARE IN TEXASANNIE F. JOHNSTON
It took the form of an unmistakable sniffle, and it somehow contrived to be indubitably and rather pitifully feminine.
LITTLE MISS GROUCHSAMUEL HOPKINS ADAMS
At this moment a sound was heard on the other side of the door, something between a cry, a sniffle, and a sob.
FERNLEY HOUSELAURA E. RICHARDS
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WORDS RELATED TO SNIFFLE

  • blow
  • catch one's breath
  • choke
  • convulse
  • fight for breath
  • gulp
  • heave
  • inhale
  • inspire
  • pant
  • puff
  • respire
  • sniffle
  • snort
  • wheeze
  • whoop
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.