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synonyms for wafting

  • drift
  • float
  • bear
  • blow
  • convey
  • ride
  • transmit
  • transport
  • be carried
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antonyms for wafting

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  • hold
  • keep
  • take
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How to use wafting in a sentence

Mice love the sweet smell of cherries, so when a waft reaches their nose, a pleasure zone in the brain lights up, motivating them to scurry around and hunt out the treat.
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One could be forgiven for barely noticing it—a waft of steam from a cup of coffee on a crisp, fall morning, or mist rising from the roof after a sudden summer downpour—it’s more the domain of poets than the rest of us.
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The air was keen and scented, wafting the smell of the wooded islands that hung about us in the darkening air.
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A roll of a drum and the skirl of a fife came wafting across the valley on the April breeze.
PRIVATE PEATHAROLD R. PEAT
Good heavens, Michael, what Piccadilly breezes are you wafting into my respectable and sacerdotal apartment?
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And the sailing ships, as if cut out of frailest pearl translucency, were wafting away towards Naples.
SEA AND SARDINIAD. H. LAWRENCE
I asked, as a delicious breeze from the buffet came wafting by "like a steam of rich distilled perfumes."
IN THE DAYS OF MY YOUTHAMELIA ANN BLANDFORD EDWARDS
The countess was not so much a persuasive lady as she was, in her breath and gaze, a sweeping and a wafting power.
THE AMAZING MARRIAGE, COMPLETEGEORGE MEREDITH
To Michael she looked like a California orange, golden, gleaming, wafting a strong sweet fragrance.
THE ENEMIES OF WOMENVICENTE BLASCO IBEZ
Or were the elements wafting us over a minute winter-forest, whose fragile boughs were loaded with prismatic crystals?
SUMMER CRUISING IN THE SOUTH SEASCHARLES WARREN STODDARD
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WORDS RELATED TO WAFTING

  • free
  • hollow
  • hovering
  • inflated
  • light
  • loose
  • nonsubmersible
  • sailing
  • soaring
  • swimming
  • unattached
  • unsinkable
  • unsubstantial
  • volatile
  • wafting
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