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synonyms for whiff

  • aroma
  • breath
  • fume
  • hint
  • odor
  • puff
  • scent
  • blast
  • dash
  • draught
  • flatus
  • gust
  • inhalation
  • shade
  • smack
  • sniff
  • snuff
  • trace
  • trifle
  • waft
  • soupçon
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How to use whiff in a sentence

Off it, Snyder continues to recirculate his bad air and give the organization an unsavory whiff.
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Suddenly, it hits you—a texture of reality carried by a strong whiff of … horse manure.
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Some Great Big Story employees caught that whiff of trouble later in 2019 as WarnerMedia began to move employees from Time Warner Center to its new home at Hudson Yards.
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We got a whiff of investor enthusiasm last week as the S&P 500 and Nasdaq both rallied to their highest weekly gains in three months.
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I appreciate the simple things I took for granted – each breath, whiff of fresh air, the sun and trees.
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In the latest such instance, all it took was a whiff of a noxious gaseous chemical in the planet’s clouds, hinting that Venus might harbor life, to stop the presses and start the tweetstorms.
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Then I caught a whiff of burning wood and in ten minutes I was reconnoitering a tiny glade.
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The next instant he caught a whiff of smoke and saw it rising in a dense cloud through the trees.
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A whiff of foreign smell and a sound of foreign speech reached the passengers at about the same moment.
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At last the fire of the corsair ceased, and a whiff of air carried away the smoke.
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WORDS RELATED TO WHIFF

  • blast
  • breath
  • breeze
  • draft
  • heavens
  • ozone
  • puff
  • sky
  • stratosphere
  • troposphere
  • ventilation
  • waft
  • whiff
  • wind
  • zephyr
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