[ oh-duh-rahyz ]
/ ˈoʊ dəˌraɪz /
verb (used with object), o·dor·ized, o·dor·iz·ing.
to make odorous; add scent to: to odorize natural gas to make leaks detectable.
Nauseated vs. NauseousThe word nauseated means to be affected with nausea or to feel sick to your stomach. Nauseous describes something that causes a feeling of nausea. These words have the same root word, nausea, a Latin word that refers specifically to seasickness. Nauseous and nauseated originally had different definitions. In current common usage, though, the words have evolved to become practically interchangeable. Nauseous The word nauseous …
What Does “Musty” Literally Smell Like?The common cholesterol drug Lipitor was recently subject to a recall due to reports from consumers about a “musty” odor associated with the bottles. We aren’t interested in the drug — this post concerns stink, stench, aroma. Smell may be the hardest sense to describe in words, which is why we are eager to take a whiff. The sense of smell is known as olfaction …
- odor of sanctity,
Also especially British, o·dor·ise.
Origin of odorize
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