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snuff1

snuff1

 
pronunciation:
snuhf
parts of speech:
transitive verb, intransitive verb, noun
phrases:
up to snuff
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Word Combinations (verb, noun)
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: snuffed, snuffing, snuffs
definition 1: to take in through the nose; inhale.
definition 2: to perceive or examine by smelling; sniff.
The hog snuffed the ground for truffles.
similar words:
smell
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition: to sniff or inhale something.
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the act or an instance of inhaling something through the nose.
definition 2: the sound produced by snuffing.
definition 3: tobacco that has been pulverized so that it can be inhaled through the nose.
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phrase: up to snuff