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huff

(hŭf)
1. A forced expiration to clear the airways of mucus and other secretions. Taken after a deep breath, a huff clears the upper airways. After a smaller or normal breath, a huff clears secretions from the lower airways.
2. A slang term for inhaling the vapors of glue or solvents; glue-sniffing.
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Hoddle defended the decision to play the game at a time of the season which cost him 18 first- choice players through injury or managerial huffiness.
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