Graveolence
Graveolence Gra*ve"o*lence, n. [L. graveolentia: cf. F. grav['e]olence. See {Graveolent.}] A strong and offensive smell; rancidity. [R.] --Bailey. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • gravéolence — ⇒GRAVÉOLENCE, subst. fém. Littér. Mauvaise odeur, puanteur. En même temps que changeait son destin, son âme se trouva miraculeusement purifiée (...) de la gravéolence des banlieues infâmes où s étaient pourries les tristes fleurs de sa misérable… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • graveolence — noun also graveolency (plural graveolences also graveolencies) Etymology: Latin graveolentia, from graveolent , graveolens + ia y obsolete : a strong and offensive smell …   Useful english dictionary

  • gravéolent — ⇒GRAVÉOLENT, ENTE, adj. Littér. Nauséabond, fétide. Enfin, on put quitter l endroit effroyable, la cité gravéolente et moisie où, d ailleurs, venait de s abattre, attirée par l odeur de mort, une congrégation de prostituées (BLOY, Femme pauvre,… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • BO — Synonyms and related words: bad breath, bad smell, beaded brow, beads of sweat, body odor, cold sweat, diaphoresis, exudate, exudation, fetidity, fetidness, fetor, foul breath, foul odor, frowst, graveolence, halitosis, honest sweat, lather,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • bad breath — Synonyms and related words: BO, bad smell, body odor, fetidity, fetidness, fetor, foul breath, foul odor, frowst, graveolence, halitosis, malodor, mephitis, miasma, nidor, noxious stench, offensive odor, reek, reeking, rotten smell, stench,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • body odor — Synonyms and related words: BO, bad breath, bad smell, beaded brow, beads of sweat, cold sweat, diaphoresis, exudate, exudation, fetidity, fetidness, fetor, foul breath, foul odor, frowst, graveolence, halitosis, honest sweat, lather, malodor,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • halitosis — Synonyms and related words: BO, bad breath, bad smell, body odor, fetidity, fetidness, fetor, foul breath, foul odor, frowst, graveolence, malodor, mephitis, miasma, nidor, noxious stench, offensive odor, reek, reeking, rotten smell, stench,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • miasma — Synonyms and related words: BO, afterdamp, bad breath, bad smell, blackdamp, body odor, breath, chokedamp, cloud, coal gas, damp, effluvium, exhalation, exhaust, exhaust gas, fetid air, fetidity, fetidness, fetor, firedamp, flatus, fluid, foul… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • reek — Synonyms and related words: BO, aerate, aerify, afterdamp, ash, ashes, atomize, bad breath, bad smell, be aromatic, be redolent of, blackdamp, bleed, blow, body odor, brand, breath, breathe, breathe out, calx, carbon, carbonate, charcoal,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • reeking — Synonyms and related words: BO, ablaze, aerial, aerodynamic, aerostatic, aery, afire, aflame, aflicker, aglow, airy, alight, ardent, bad, bad breath, bad smell, bad smelling, blazing, body odor, burning, candent, candescent, comburent,… …   Moby Thesaurus

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”