Sentence Examples


  • Dean instinctively sniffed the air for the smell of cordite but his nostrils picked up only the scent of alcohol.
  • A whiff of something dead assailed her nostrils, causing her stomach to turn.
  • He shall be anointed in the following places: the eyes, ears, nostrils, mouth, hands, feet, reins.
  • When overtaken by a dust-storm it falls on its knees, and stretching its neck along the sand, closes its nostrils and remains thus motionless till the atmosphere clears; and in this position it affords some shelter to its driver, who, wrapping his face in his mantle, crouches behind his beast.
  • The outer nares or nostrils are most variable in size and shape.

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