odorous, fragrant, redolent, aromatic mean emitting and diffusing scent. odorous applies to whatever has a strong distinctive smell whether pleasant or unpleasant.
odorous cheeses should be tightly wrapped fragrant applies to things (such as flowers or spices) with sweet or agreeable odors.
a fragrant rose redolent applies usually to a place or thing impregnated with odors.
the kitchen was redolent of garlic and tomatoes aromatic applies to things emitting pungent often fresh odors.
an aromatic blend of tobaccos
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