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snuff

US [snʌf]
UK [snʌf]
  • n.鼻烟
  • v.掐灭;出声地嗅
  • Web灯花;烛花;气息
Simple Present:snuffs  Present Participle:snuffing  Past Tense:snuffed  
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v.
1.
[t]
~ sth (out)
掐灭,闷熄,熄灭(小火苗)to stop a small flame from burning, especially by pressing it between your fingers or covering it with sth
2.
[i][t]
~ (sth)
出声地嗅to smell sth by breathing in noisily through the nose
The dogs were snuffing gently at my feet.
几只狗轻轻地嗅着我的脚。
IDM
snuff it
to die
n.
1.
[u]
鼻烟tobacco in the form of a powder that people take by breathing it into their noses
IDM
up to snuff
达到要求;符合标准as good as it/they should be

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