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Animals InvestigatePlay
Animals often 'sniff' to explore their environment or track scents. SlideA bear sniffed the air, catching the smell of food.
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Sensory ExperiencePlay
'Sniff' indicates voluntary smelling, commonly to assess an odour. SlideShe sniffed the perfume on her wrist.
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Subtle SuspicionPlay
Metaphorically used to describe someone becoming subtly aware of something. SlideHe sniffed trouble brewing at the meeting.