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redolence

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1 a sweet or pleasant smell

  • breathed in the redolence of the apple orchard
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2 the quality of a thing that makes it perceptible to the sense organs in the nose

  • the redolence of fir trees always reminds me of Christmas
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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

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