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snuff

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of snuff

  1. 1 to become aware of by means of the sense organs in the nose the dog began barking as soon as she snuffed the scent of squirrel Synonyms nose, scent, sniff, smell, whiffRelated Words breathe, drink (in), inhale, respire; snort, snuffle; savor (also savour)

  2. 2 to put to death deliberately the proprietor of the boarding house had apparently snuffed almost 50 old men before she was caught Synonyms assassinate, bump off, croak [slang], dispatch, do in, execute, get, ice [slang], knock off, liquidate, neutralize, off [slang], put away, rub out, slay, murder, take out, terminate, whack [slang]Related Words blow away, shoot, shoot down; blot out, carry off, claim, cut down, destroy, fell, kill, smite, zap; butcher, massacre, mow (down), slaughter; annihilate, eliminate, eradicate, exterminate, wipe outNear Antonyms animate, raise, restore, resurrect, resuscitate, revive


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