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perfume

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of perfume

  1. a sweet or pleasant smell the perfume of fresh flowers filled the room Synonyms of perfume aroma, attar (also otto), balm, bouquet, fragrancy, incense, fragrance, redolence, scent, spiceWords Related to perfume essence, odorAntonyms of perfume fetor, malodor, reek, stench, stink

Synonym Discussion of perfume

fragrance, perfume, scent, redolence mean a sweet or pleasant odor. fragrance suggests the odors of flowers or other growing things.
    • the fragrance of pine
perfume may suggest a stronger or heavier odor.
    • the perfume of lilacs
scent is very close to perfume but of wider application because more neutral in connotation.
    • scent-free soaps
redolence implies a mixture of fragrant or pungent odors.
    • the redolence of a forest after a rain

perfume

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of perfume

  1. to fill or infuse with a pleasant odor or odor-releasing substance roses perfumed the wedding chapel Synonyms of perfume incense, odorize, scentNear Antonyms of perfume deodorizeAntonyms of perfume stink up



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