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waftingPart of speech: Noun Usage examples "wafting":
- Silken punkahs swung from chains, wafting back and forth a cloud of sandalwood smoke that veiled the whole scene in mysterious, scented mist. - "King--of the Khyber Rifles", Talbot Mundy.
- Here Lady Midlothian put up both her hands gently, as though wafting the injury away into the air. - "Can You Forgive Her?", Anthony Trollope.
- And the critic who lavishes praise upon a writer for " introducing us to an entirely new atmosphere," for " breaking new ground," and " wafting us to scenes with which the jaded novel- reader is scarcely acquainted," and for " giving us work which bears every trace of minute local research," is praising that which is of secondary importance. - "Adventures in Criticism", Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch.