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scents

noun
plural of scent

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(Entry 1 of 2)

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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scents

verb
present tense third-person singular of scent

Synonyms & Antonyms of scents (Entry 2 of 2)

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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“Scents.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/scents. Accessed 6 Aug. 2020.

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