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plural of sniff
as in scents
the quality of a thing that makes it perceptible to the sense organs in the nose we took a good sniff of the sauce, trying to guess its ingredients

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present tense third-person singular of sniff
as in smells
to become aware of by means of the sense organs in the nose a curious cat sniffing the flowers in the garden

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“Sniffs.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 6 Dec. 2023.

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