verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
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Origin of scent
synonym study for scent
OTHER WORDS FROM scent
Example sentences from the Web for scent
The creator simply asked whether other people can smell the disgusting scent of dead ants on the sidewalk.Why can some people smell ants? Here’s the answer to TikTok’s latest mystery.|Rachael Zisk|November 18, 2020|Popular Science
Common scents used for training include rose, lemon, clove and eucalyptus.When coffee smells like gasoline: Covid isn’t just stealing senses — it may be warping them|Allyson Chiu|November 5, 2020|Washington Post
This tigress is rubbing herself against an ancient Manchurian fir tree, leaving her scent to mark her territory.Check out the breathtaking winners of the 2020 Wildlife Photographer of the Year contest|Rachael Zisk|October 20, 2020|Popular Science
As many people can personally attest, the experience of scents is inherently variable.Our Mind-Boggling Sense of Smell - Issue 91: The Amazing Brain|Ann-Sophie Barwich|October 14, 2020|Nautilus
The drop in air temperature and humidity also gives those natural seasonal scents a moment to shine, as opposed to in summer, when the stenches like rotting garbage crowd our nostrils.
Sage and sausage patty came next, served between cumin scented Buttermilk biscuits and smothered in a black pepper country gravy.Dinner at Nitehawk Cinema: ‘Christmas Vacation’ and a Beer in a Pear Tree|Rich Goldstein|December 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
She was obsessed with the flower-printed, scented toilet paper.How ‘Titanic ’Helped This Brave Young Woman Escape North Korea’s Totalitarian State|Lizzie Crocker|October 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Tessie rose, unrolled her scented handkerchief, and taking a bit of gum from a knot in the hem, placed it in her mouth.Read ‘The King in Yellow,’ the ‘True Detective’ Reference That’s the Key to the Show|Robert W. Chambers|February 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Last two words are written in invisible ink but can be easily discerned if Australian law books are held over scented candles.
The fashionable gift was scented candles, some costing $150 each.
The air was keen and scented, wafting the smell of the wooded islands that hung about us in the darkening air.Three More John Silence Stories|Algernon Blackwood
The most poignant test, however, came when port was reached and the scented land-wind met his nostrils with the—Spring.The Wave|Algernon Blackwood
In the tropics the tobacco field may be scented from afar, as its odors are wafted on the breeze.
A scented note unopened on the dressing table can cause more unhappiness to your wife than the loss of his country to a king.The Fifth String |John Philip Sousa
I looked up and there was a stag whose nostrils were quivering with excitement as if he scented the music.Kari the Elephant|Dhan Gopal Mukerji
British Dictionary definitions for scent
Derived forms of scentscented, adjectivescentless, adjectivescentlessness, noun
Word Origin for scent
Idioms and Phrases with scent
see throw off, def. 3.