Synonyms for fragrance
Words Related to fragrance
Antonyms for fragrance
Some common synonyms of fragrance are perfume, redolence, and scent. While all these words mean "a sweet or pleasant odor," fragrance suggests the odors of flowers or other growing things.
the fragrance of pine
While the synonyms perfume and fragrance are close in meaning, perfume may suggest a stronger or heavier odor.
the perfume of lilacs
The synonyms redolence and fragrance are sometimes interchangeable, but redolence implies a mixture of fragrant or pungent odors.
the redolence of a forest after a rain
Scent is very close to perfume but of wider application because more neutral in connotation.
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“Fragrance.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/fragrance. Accessed 28 Nov. 2021.
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