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snuffing

verb
present participle of snuff

Synonyms & Antonyms of snuffing

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

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2 to put to death deliberately
  • the proprietor of the boarding house had apparently snuffed almost 50 old men before she was caught

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snuffed (out)

snuffing

snuffing it

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“Snuffing.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/snuffing. Accessed 2 Dec. 2021.

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