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scent

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1 a sweet or pleasant smell
  • the delightful scent of her perfume
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2 the quality of a thing that makes it perceptible to the sense organs in the nose
  • Dogs are able to detect scents that are far below the threshold detectable by the human nose.
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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

scent

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1 to fill or infuse with a pleasant odor or odor-releasing substance
  • fancy bars of soap scented with lavender
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2 to become aware of by means of the sense organs in the nose
  • The dog scented a rabbit and suddenly took off.
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