WAFT's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of waft
Definition:
v. cause to go gently and smoothly through air or over water
Example:
Daydreaming, he gazes at the leaves that waft past his window.
Sentence in Classic:
She put back the dresses one by one, laying away with each some gleam of light, some note of laughter, some stray waft from the rosy shores of pleasure.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton Context
All are of one mind, to leave the guilty land, and abandoning a polluted home, to let the gales waft our fleets.
The Aeneid By Virgil Context
She drew up the blinds and opened the window itself and a great waft of fresh, scented air blew in upon her.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett Context
The winds you are going to tempt, have wafted thousands upon thousands to fortune, and brought thousands upon thousands happily back.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context
A few fishing vessels alone specked the water, and now and then the gentle breeze wafted the sound of voices as the fishermen called to one another.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley Context
Beneath the unclouded and mild azure sky, upon the fair face of the pleasant sea, wafted by the joyous breezes, that great mass of death floats on and on, till lost in infinite perspectives.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville Context
She was hoping for the time when, as the mistress of some pretty establishment, however small, near a Parisian Boulevard, she would be passing her days on the skirts at least of the gay world, and catching stray wafts from those town pleasures she was so well fitted to enjoy.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy Context
He even thought he could perceive something on the ground at a distance; he ventured to call, and it seemed to him that the wind wafted back an almost inarticulate sigh.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas Context