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redolent

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of redolent

  1. having a pleasant smell my grandmother's house always seemed to be redolent with the aroma of baking bread Synonyms of redolent ambrosial, aromatic, perfumed, fragrant, savory (also savoury), scented, sweetWords Related to redolent flowery, fruity, pungent, spicy; odiferous, odored, odoriferous, odorous; clean, fresh, pureNear Antonyms of redolent odorless, unscented; fusty, musty, stale; gamy (or gamey)Antonyms of redolent fetid, foul, malodorous, noisome, putrid, rancid, rank, reeking, reeky, skunky, smelly, stenchful, stenchy, stinking, stinky, strong

Synonym Discussion of redolent

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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