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fragrant

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of fragrant

  1. having a pleasant smell the balsam fir is a favorite as a Christmas tree because it is so fragrant Synonyms of fragrant ambrosial, aromatic, perfumed, redolent, savory (also savoury), scented, sweet Words Related to fragrant flowery, fruity, pungent, spicy; odiferous, odored, odoriferous, odorous; clean, fresh, pure Near Antonyms of fragrant odorless, unscented; fusty, musty, stale; gamy (or gamey) Antonyms of fragrant fetid, foul, malodorous, noisome, putrid, rancid, rank, reeking, reeky, skunky, smelly, stenchful, stenchy, stinking, stinky, strong

Synonym Discussion of fragrant

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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