redolence
noun Date: 15th century 1. an often pungent or agreeable odor 2. the quality or state of being redolent Synonyms: see fragrance

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  • Redolence — Red o*lence (r?d ?*lens), Redolency Red o*len*cy ( len*s?), n. The quality of being redolent; sweetness of scent; pleasant odor; fragrance. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • redolence — [red′ l əns] n. the quality or state of being redolent: also redolency SYN. SCENT * * * red·o·lence (rĕdʹl əns) also red·o·len·cy ( l ən sē) n. The quality or state of being redolent. See Synonyms at fragrance …   Universalium

  • redolence — *fragrance, perfume, incense, bouquet Analogous words: odor, aroma, *smell: balminess, aromaticness or aromaticity (see corresponding adjectives at ODOROUS) …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • redolence — [red′ l əns] n. the quality or state of being redolent: also redolency SYN. SCENT …   English World dictionary

  • redolence — redolent ► ADJECTIVE 1) (redolent of/with) strongly reminiscent or suggestive of. 2) (redolent of/with) literary strongly smelling of. 3) archaic or literary fragrant. DERIVATIVES redolence noun redolently adverb …   English terms dictionary

  • redolence — noun /ˈred.əl.ənts/ a) The quality of being redolent b) An evocative fragrance …   Wiktionary

  • redolence — Synonyms and related words: aroma, balm, balminess, bouquet, breath, definite odor, detectable odor, effluvium, emanation, essence, exhalation, flavor, fragrance, fragrancy, fruitiness, fume, incense, muskiness, nosegay, odor, perfume, savor,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • redolence — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun A sweet or pleasant odor: aroma, bouquet, fragrance, perfume, scent. See SMELLS …   English dictionary for students

  • redolence — red·o·lence || redəʊlÉ™ns n. quality of having a sweet smell, fragrantness, aromaticness …   English contemporary dictionary

  • redolence — n.; (also redolency) Fragrance, aroma, odor, perfume, sweet scent, grateful odor, savor …   New dictionary of synonyms

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