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A smell; odor
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  1. A smell; odor
  2. The sense of smell:
  3. The trail of a hunted animal or fugitive:
A piece of writing, as on the jacket of a book, containing often exaggerated praise, used for promotional purposes.
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  1. A piece of writing, as on the jacket of a book, containing often exaggerated praise, used for promotional purposes.
  2. A shell of soft, light pastry filled with whipped cream, custard, etc.
  3. Puff pastry.
(Rare) An outburst of anger, annoyance, etc.
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  1. (Rare) An outburst of anger, annoyance, etc.
  2. A gas, smoke, or vapor, esp. if offensive or suffocating
  3. Vapor, gas, or smoke, especially if irritating, harmful, or strong.
To breathe in; inspire.
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  1. To breathe in; inspire.
  2. To draw something such as air or smoke into the lungs by breathing; inspire.
  3. To draw (air or smoke, for example) into the lungs by breathing; inspire.
(Intransitive) To make a short, audible inhalation, through the nose, as if to smell something.
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  1. (Intransitive) To make a short, audible inhalation, through the nose, as if to smell something.
  2. To smell, as in savoring or investigating:
  3. To draw in air through the nose with enough force to be heard, as in clearing the nose, smelling something, or expressing contempt or skepticism
To fill with an odor; give fragrance to; perfume
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  1. To fill with an odor; give fragrance to; perfume
  2. To suspect or detect:
  3. To fill with a pleasant odor; perfume:
A momentary pause or rest:
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  1. A momentary pause or rest:
  2. Spirit or vitality:
  3. The capacity to breathe, especially in a natural and unlabored manner:
A short, fast run or race
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  1. A short, fast run or race
  2. In Morse and similar codes, the long sound or signal used in combination with the dot and silent intervals to represent letters or numbers.
  3. A spirited quality in action or style; verve.
(Folklore) A dead person's disembodied spirit, esp. when thought of as appearing to the living as a pale, shadowy apparition
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  1. (Folklore) A dead person's disembodied spirit, esp. when thought of as appearing to the living as a pale, shadowy apparition
  2. A faint, unwanted image, as:
  3. The spirit of a dead person, especially one that is believed to appear to the living in bodily form or to haunt specific locations.
Any of the fine, threadlike outgrowths from the skin of an animal or human being
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  1. Any of the fine, threadlike outgrowths from the skin of an animal or human being
  2. A slender growth resembling a mammalian hair, found on insects and other animals.
  3. A precise or exact degree:
A small, barely detectable amount of.
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  1. A small, barely detectable amount of.
  2. A slight indication of a fact, wish, etc.; indirect suggestion or piece of advice; intimation; covert allusion
  3. A barely perceptible amount:
The act of intimating
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  1. The act of intimating
  2. A formal announcement or declaration
  3. A hint; indirect suggestion
The barest trace; a modicum:
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  1. The barest trace; a modicum:
  2. A likeness, image, or representation
  3. Seeming; appearance; show; figure; form.
Dark shadows gathering at dusk:
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  1. Dark shadows gathering at dusk:
  2. Any of various devices used to reduce or screen light or heat:
  3. Degree of darkness of a color; gradation of a color with reference to its mixture with black
A dark area or shape made by an object blocking rays of light.
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  1. A dark area or shape made by an object blocking rays of light.
  2. The darkness or diminished light caused by the blocking of a light source:
  3. An incipient growth of beard that makes the skin look darker.
A line or long, thin mark; stripe or smear, generally differing in color or texture from the surrounding area
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  1. A line or long, thin mark; stripe or smear, generally differing in color or texture from the surrounding area
  2. A line, mark, smear, or band differentiated by color or texture from its surroundings.
  3. The characteristic color of a mineral after it has been ground into a powder. Because the streak of a mineral is not always the same as its natural color, it is a useful tool in mineral identification.
Something suggested:
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  1. Something suggested:
  2. The process by which an idea is brought to the mind through its connection or association with another idea already in the mind
  3. The sequential process by which one thought or mental image leads to another.
The condition of being suspected, especially of wrongdoing:
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  1. The condition of being suspected, especially of wrongdoing:
  2. The state or feeling of having no confidence or certainty about something; distrust:
  3. The act or an instance of suspecting something on little or no evidence:
An attitude or a style reflecting such ability or preferences on the part of a group of people of a particular time and place
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  1. An attitude or a style reflecting such ability or preferences on the part of a group of people of a particular time and place
  2. This sense in combination with the senses of smell and touch, which together receive a sensation of a substance in the mouth.
  3. The ability to notice, appreciate, and judge what is beautiful, appropriate, or harmonious, or what is excellent in art, music, decoration, clothing, etc.
A slight coloring; tint
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  1. A slight coloring; tint
  2. A small amount of a color incorporated or added.
  3. A slight trace, flavor, odor, etc.; smack; touch
A prospect for a loan or handout:
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  1. A prospect for a loan or handout:
  2. An ability to propel a ball a desired distance; control or accuracy:
  3. A sensation experienced in touching something with a characteristic texture:
Evidence or an indication of the former presence or existence of something; a vestige:
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  1. Evidence or an indication of the former presence or existence of something; a vestige:
  2. An act of researching or ascertaining the origin or location of something:
  3. The visible line or spot that moves across the face of a cathode-ray tube
(Figuratively) A faint trace or hint (of something).
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  1. (Figuratively) A faint trace or hint (of something).
  2. (Internet) A private message to an individual in a chat room.
  3. Soft speech produced without using the full voice.
Any of the long, bristly hairs growing on each side of the upper lip of a cat, rat, etc.; vibrissa
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  1. Any of the long, bristly hairs growing on each side of the upper lip of a cat, rat, etc.; vibrissa
  2. One of the long stiff tactile bristles or hairs that grow near the mouth and elsewhere on the head of most mammals; a vibrissa.
  3. The hair on a man's cheeks and chin.
To touch or rub with the nose
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  1. To touch or rub with the nose
  2. To smell; sniff
  3. To push with the nose
To hunt prey by means of the sense of smell. Used of hounds.
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  1. To hunt prey by means of the sense of smell. Used of hounds.
  2. To perceive or identify by the sense of smell:
  3. To fill with a pleasant odor; perfume:
To inhale the air near (something); sniff:
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  1. To inhale the air near (something); sniff:
  2. To have or emit an unpleasant odor; stink:
  3. To be or become aware of by means of the nose and the olfactory nerves; detect the scent or odor of
To draw in air through the nose with enough force to be heard, as in clearing the nose, smelling something, or expressing contempt or skepticism
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  1. To draw in air through the nose with enough force to be heard, as in clearing the nose, smelling something, or expressing contempt or skepticism
  2. To breathe in forcibly through the nose; draw in or inhale nasally
  3. To inhale forcibly through the nose.
To inhale (something) audibly through the nose; sniff.
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  1. To inhale (something) audibly through the nose; sniff.
  2. To draw in through the nose; inhale strongly; sniff
  3. To smell, sniff, or sniff at
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