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fragrant

Synonyms and Antonyms of fragrant

having a pleasant smell

  • the balsam fir is a favorite as a Christmas tree because it is so fragrant
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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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