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How to use waft in a sentence

He caught a waft of methane and spotted a pile of corroded metal surrounding a hole that had once been an active well.
CAPPING METHANE-SPEWING OIL WELLS, ONE HOLE AT A TIMENICK EHLIJULY 1, 2021WASHINGTON POST
It needed only an exertion of will for the soul to hurl the body ashore as wind drives paper; to waft it kite-fashion to the bank.
KIPLING STORIES AND POEMS EVERY CHILD SHOULD KNOW, BOOK IIRUDYARD KIPLING
It sufficed, however, to waft them into a little cove making into one of these islands at about two hours before noon.
THE RIVAL CAMPERS AFLOATRUEL PERLEY SMITH
She had a vague feeling that the boat should have been ready to waft them miraculously over star-lit seas.
WHERE THE PAVEMENT ENDSJOHN RUSSELL
A puff of wind brought them a waft of fainter odour from the wild violets which carpeted the woods.
MR. GREX OF MONTE CARLOE. PHILLIPS OPPENHEIM
But we link our wishes with whatsoever would gently waft us over.
THE POSTHUMOUS WORKS OF THOMAS DE QUINCEY, VOL. 1 (2 VOLS)THOMAS DE QUINCEY
At the same time a brisk breeze sprang up, sufficient to waft the boats across to the New York side.
FROM FARM HOUSE TO THE WHITE HOUSEWILLIAM M. THAYER
In fact, whether through Hubert or through Agatha, a certain intellectual waft had breathed upon the Goyle.
MODERN BROODSCHARLOTTE MARY YONGE
There was the slightest rustle of skirts, the faint waft of an enchanting fragrance, and Ydo came forward.
THE SILVER BUTTERFLYMRS. WILSON WOODROW
But I like to be at peace with my neighbours, and waft them "penillion" instead of dealing the "cleddyfal" of Llewellyn.'
THE AMAZING MARRIAGE, COMPLETEGEORGE MEREDITH
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WORDS RELATED TO WAFT

  • backpack
  • bear
  • bring
  • cart
  • channel
  • conduct
  • convey
  • convoy
  • displace
  • ferry
  • fetch
  • freight
  • funnel
  • give
  • haul
  • heft
  • hoist
  • import
  • lift
  • lug
  • move
  • pack
  • pipe
  • portage
  • relay
  • relocate
  • remove
  • schlepp
  • shift
  • shoulder
  • sustain
  • take
  • tote
  • traject
  • transfer
  • transmit
  • transplant
  • truck
  • waft
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