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[sweet-sen-tid] /ˈswitˌsɛn tɪd/
having a pleasant and sweet smell; fragrant.
Origin of sweet-scented
First recorded in 1585-95 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • It knew, I suppose, how beautiful and sweet-scented they were.

    The Miraculous Pitcher Nathaniel Hawthorne
  • She explained to us, therefore, the nature and properties of this sweet-scented tree.

    The Desert Home Mayne Reid
  • sweet-scented was milder, the leaf was rounder and the fibers were finer.

  • I say happy is he of them who was born to wear the sweet-scented Bud of the Rose upon his bosom.

    Queen Sheba's Ring H. Rider Haggard
  • Wonderfully, magically silent, fresh and sweet-scented and dark!

    Saint's Progress John Galsworthy
  • The grass was short, springy, sweet-scented, and Asphodel-interspersed.

  • Leslie said, as she lazily lighted a sweet-scented cigarette.

    The Beloved Woman Kathleen Norris
  • The ground is then covered with a variety of sweet-scented flowers.

  • Some trees bore fruit, but most of them sweet-scented leaves.

    Woman under Monasticism Lina Eckenstein
  • It is to this end also that your flowers are many of them sweet-scented.

    The Other Side of Evolution Alexander Patterson

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