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Word: redolent

Definition: odorous; fragrant; suggestive (of an odor); Ex. redolent of onions/mystery


Sentences Containing 'redolent'

A great grease spot, redolent of manures and buttermilk!
Must it not be to that famous elephant, with jewelled tusks, and redolent with myrrh, which was led out of an Indian town to do honour to Alexander the Great?
The gas stations are spare in painterly incident, but redolent of narrative possibilities.

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