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waft

Nautical (formerly) a signal flag hoisted furled to signify various messages depending on where it was flown
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Her students, who nominated Ms Waft, described her as: "a special person, dedicated, committed and reliable, who has turned her skills to coaching ve to 50-year-olds of all abilities, demonstrating a true passion for wheelchair basketball.
The first WAFT trip was to Khajuraho in July last year-- a month after the group was formed," Sharma recalls.
As you waft your hand over the canister, the wind might carry the scent away from your nose.
Miss Waft received more than 80 stitches at the Countess of Chester Hospital.
Yvonne Waft, Georgina's mother is also a fulltime wheelchair user after having her legs amputated.
The flavors of Persian cooking waft out of this volume to tantalize while the psychological turmoil of each family member disturbs the reader.
Michelle Simmonds, aged 30, from Bromham, Bedfordshire, with a business degree from St Andrew's University, was unsure whether Bach wrote Air on a G String, Breeze up a Bikini, Waft in the Y-fronts or Gust up a Gusset; asked the audience in which city Everton football club played, and wrongly said that a word linking a mammal with a high-ranking churchman was marsupial instead of primate.
The WAFT model in the Abacus range concentrates on what bakers call the Water Air Flour Temperatures principle.
It affords us a rare opportunity to live some moments with Babe Paley, Diana Vreeland, Gloria Guiness, Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, and Gloria Vanderbilt at their most glorious as they waft across our mental video screens in their Galanos, Norells, Halstons, Geoffrey Beenes, and Diors.
The tantalizing aromas of omelets and apple muffins, chicken and waffles, pancakes and seafood, French toast and fresh fruit waft through many restaurants and homes on weekends.
Furniture manufactured from fiberboard is better for the forests, but it may come at some cost to your health, as pressed board may waft noxious formaldehyde into your office space, along with volatile organic compounds; paints and finishes may sully the air even more.
Here's a new way to flash a smile: Waft a glowing plasma of charged particles onto your teeth.