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1. snuff

noun. ['ˈsnʌf'] the charred portion of a candlewick.

Synonyms

  • candlewick

Antonyms

  • sooty-black
  • brown-gray

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Words that Rhyme with Snuff

  • mcduff
  • macduff
  • rebuff
  • mcgough
  • mcgeough
  • lebouef
  • leboeuf
  • stuff
  • stough
  • slough
  • scuff
  • pluff
  • gruff
  • fluff
  • enough
  • cluff
  • bruff
  • bluff
  • acuff
  • tuff
  • tough
  • shuff
  • schuff
  • ruff
  • ruf
  • rough
  • puff
  • muff
  • luff
  • huff

Example sentences of the word snuff


1. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
These birds snuff larger prey by smashing it against a branch or tree trunk.

2. Verb, base form
It can't hurt to consult a lawyer to make sure everything is up to snuff.

3. Noun, singular or mass
Insert the tip of the bullet into your nose and inhale the snuff.

4. Adjective
Unscrew the base of the snuff bullet.

Quotes containing the word snuff


1. Happiness is something you lay siege to, it is a battle like a game of go. I will take hold of all the pain and snuff it out.
- Shan Sa, The Girl Who Played Go

2. De jure objections are arguments of claims to the effect that Christian belief, whether or not true, is at any rate unjustifiable, or rationally unjustified, or irrational, or not intellectually respectable, or contrary to sound morality, or without sufficient evidence, or in some other way rationally unacceptable, not up to snuff from an intellectual point of view.
- Alvin Plantinga, Warranted Christian Belief

2. snuff-brown

adjective. snuff colored; of a greyish to yellowish brown.

Synonyms

  • snuff
  • chromatic
  • mummy-brown

Antonyms

  • exhale
  • uncolored
  • off-white
  • blue-gray

3. snuff-color

noun. dark yellowish brown.

Synonyms

  • buff
  • snuff-colour
  • caramel brown
  • caramel
  • raw sienna

Antonyms

  • achromatic

4. snuff-colour

noun. dark yellowish brown.

Synonyms

  • yellowish brown
  • buff
  • caramel brown
  • caramel
  • raw sienna

Antonyms

  • achromatic

5. snuff

verb. ['ˈsnʌf'] sniff or smell inquiringly.

Synonyms

  • smell

Antonyms

  • yellow-white
  • brown-grey

6. snuff

adjective. ['ˈsnʌf'] snuff colored; of a greyish to yellowish brown.

Synonyms

  • chukker-brown
  • chromatic
  • mummy-brown

Antonyms

  • unfold
  • discolor
  • stifle
  • diverge

7. snuff

noun. ['ˈsnʌf'] sensing an odor by inhaling through the nose.

Synonyms

  • smell
  • sniff

Antonyms

  • disengage
  • abstain
  • uncolored

8. snuff

noun. ['ˈsnʌf'] a pinch of smokeless tobacco inhaled at a single time.

Synonyms

  • pinch
  • tinge
  • soupcon
  • mite
  • hint
  • jot
  • touch

Antonyms

  • blue-gray
  • iron-gray
  • ebon
  • ink-black

9. snuff

noun. ['ˈsnʌf'] finely powdered tobacco for sniffing up the nose.

Synonyms

  • tobacco
  • baccy

Antonyms

  • odorous
  • discourage
  • laugh

10. snuff

verb. ['ˈsnʌf'] inhale audibly through the nose.

Synonyms

  • inspire
  • inhale

Antonyms

  • grayish-white
  • gray
  • slate-black
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