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aromatic - fragrant; having a sweet smell; N. aroma: strong pleasant smell
compulsive - resulting from compulsion
controvert - oppose with arguments; attempt to refute; contradict; ADJ. controversial; N. controversy
odoriferous - giving off an odor
colander - utensil with perforated bottom used for straining
impinge - infringe; encroach; influence; touch; collide with; Ex. The effects are impinging on every aspect of our lives.
slapdash - hasty and careless; haphazard; sloppy(carelessly done)
repel - drive away; disgust; Ex. repel the attack/moisture; Ex. repelled by the dirty room; CF. repulsion
waylay - ambush; lie in wait for and attack
assay - analyze (to discover what materials are present); evaluate (soil or ore)