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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of sniffle.


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  • Sue also "sniffled" a little, and she seemed to be holding back gasping, choking sounds in her throat.

    Bunny Brown and His Sister Sue at Christmas Tree Cove

  • I sniffled and wiped my nose on the sleeve of the stained nightshirt that smelled like Henry.


  • Zoe sniffled a little and wiped the back of her hand under her nose.


  • She sniffled and wept softly through much of the deposition.

    The Sins of Brother Curtis

  • It may have made a big difference in public opinion today and would have at least sniffled some of the more outrageous claims made by the right.

    Think Progress » ThinkFast: March 1, 2010

  • "I but stretched them up in the sun," she sniffled, "and we be poor people and have nothing."


  • He sniffled and wept, but Wolf Larsen was pitiless.

    Chapter 13

  • The tears still welled in his eyes, and he sniffled.


  • I was so excited to be the only girl invited to his birthday party – I wore my pink party dress and played Pin The Tail on the Donkey and drop the clothsepin in the milk bottle and then sat on the front steps and sniffled while all the boys kicked a ball around.

    What Is Love? (Baby, Don’t Hurt Me) | Her Bad Mother

  • Instead, we would put the perfume directly on our upper lip, and everyone thought we had colds when we repeatedly sniffled during our warm and welcome cross-cultural visits.

    Roseanne Archy


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