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And so, with a snort and a puff, he worked out by another door.

With something very like a snort Roger asks, 'How does one say a thing like that casually?'

Her mother gave one snort, and away she went, thundering after her.

Bob jumped, gave a snort of surprise, and jammed his hand into his pocket.

Captain Zelotes' only comment was a sniff or snort, or combination of both.

Beardsley looked at him blankly, and Pederson gave a snort and a gesture.

With a snort of anger he strode to the door and threw it open.

This brought a few grins and a snort or two from the pilots.

He wanted to laugh, he wanted to snort in deprecation, and he did neither.

The Admiral turned with a snort to Lecour's former companions.

WORD ORIGIN

late 14c., "to snore," probably related to snore (v.). Meaning "breathe through the nose with a harsh sound" first recorded 1520s. Sense of "express contempt" is from 1818. Meaning "to inhale cocaine" is first attested 1935. Related: Snorted; snorting. American English snorter "something fierce or furious" is from 1833.

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