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Word: olfactory

Definition: concerning the sense of smell


Sentences Containing 'olfactory'

Monsieur Defarge's olfactory sense was by no means delicate, but the stock of wine smelt much stronger than it ever tasted, and so did the stock of rum and brandy and aniseed.

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