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  1. having a pleasant and sweet smell; fragrant.
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Origin of sweet-scented

First recorded in 1585–95
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Related Words for sweet-scented

spicy, sweet, aromatic, delicious, savory, balmy, dank, fetid, flavorsome, flowery, foul, fragrant, heady, honeyed, loud, malodorous, mephitic, moldy, musty, nauseous

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Historical Examples of sweet-scented

  • 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