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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.
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.
The air was keen and scented, wafting the smell of the wooded islands that hung about us in the darkening air.
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?
SINISTER STREET, VOL. 1COMPTON MACKENZIE
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.
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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