Synonyms & Antonyms of odorous

as in odoriferous, odiferous

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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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The first known use of odorous was in the 15th century

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24 Feb 2020

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“Odorous.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 8 Apr. 2020.

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