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(名词) 
Definition
a passing odour
He caught a whiff of her perfume.
同义词
smell
the smell of freshly baked bread
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scent
She could smell the scent of her mother's lacquer.
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sniff
Have the Press got a sniff of this story yet?
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aroma
the wonderful aroma of freshly baked bread
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odour
the faint odour of garlic on his breath
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niff (British, slang)
(名词) 
(British, slang)  the nauseating whiff of rotting flesh
同义词
stink
The stink was overpowering.
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stench
The stench of burning rubber was overpowering.
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reek
He smelt the reek of rotten food.
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pong (British, informal)
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niff (British, slang)
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malodour
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hum (slang)
(名词) 
Definition
a trace or hint
Not a whiff of scandal has ever tainted his private life.
同义词
trace
Wash them in cold water to remove all traces of sand.
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suggestion
that fashionably faint suggestion of a tan
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hint
I glanced at her and saw no hint of irony on her face.
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suspicion
large blooms of white with a suspicion of pale pink
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drop
I'll have a drop of that milk.
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note
I detected a note of bitterness in his voice.
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breath
It was left to her to add a breath of common sense.
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whisper
There is a whisper of conspiracy about the whole affair.
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shred
There is not a shred of truth in this story.
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crumb
I stood up, brushing crumbs from my trousers.
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tinge
Could there have been a slight tinge of envy in her voice?
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smidgen (informal)
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soupçon (French)
(名词) 
Definition
a passing odour
At the first whiff of smoke, the alarm will go off.
同义词
puff
an occasional puff of air stirring the brittle leaves
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breath
Not even a breath of wind stirred the pine branches.
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flurry
A flurry of snowflakes was scudding by the window.
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waft
A waft of perfume reached Ingrid's nostrils.
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rush
A rush of air on my face woke me.
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blast
Blasts of cold air swept down from the mountains.
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draught
Block draughts around doors and windows.
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gust
A gust of wind drove down the valley.
(动词) 
(British, slang)  These socks whiff a bit, don't they?
同义词
stink
We all stank and nobody minded.
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reek
Your breath reeks.
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pong (British, informal)
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niff (British, slang)
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hum (slang)

其他同义词

in the sense of aroma
Definition
a distinctive pleasant smell
the wonderful aroma of freshly baked bread
同义词
in the sense of blast
Definition
a sudden strong gust of wind or air
Blasts of cold air swept down from the mountains.
同义词
tempest (literary),
strong breeze
in the sense of breath
Definition
a suggestion or slight evidence
It was left to her to add a breath of common sense.

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