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  • 1 scent — I. n. 1. Odor, smell, perfume, fragrance, redolence, balminess. 2. Smell, sense of smell. 3. Track, course of pursuit. II. v. a. 1. Smell, get scent of. 2. Perfume, fill with odor, give odor to, imbue with odor …

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  • 2 scent — [sent] vt. [ME senten < OFr sentir < L sentire, to feel: see SEND1] 1. to smell; perceive by the olfactory sense 2. to get a hint or inkling of; suspect [to scent trouble] 3. to fill with an odor; give fragrance to; perfume vi. to hunt by… …

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  • 3 scent — [n] smell, aroma aura, balm, bouquet, essence, fragrance, incense, odor, perfume, redolence, spice, tang, track, trail, whiff; concept 599 Ant. odor, stench, stink scent [v] detect, smell be on the track of*, be on the trail of*, discern, get… …

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  • 4 scent blood — phrase to believe that an opponent is in a weak position and you can get an advantage over them Scenting blood, she asked him the question again. Thesaurus: to have an opinion or opinionssynonym Main entry: scent …

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  • 5 scent — scent1 [ sent ] noun * 1. ) count a particular smell, especially a pleasant one: an apple with a rich flavor and scent The sweet fresh scent of newly baked bread filled the house. a ) count or uncount the smell that an animal or person has, which …

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  • 6 scent — 1. noun 1) the scent of freshly cut hay Syn: smell, fragrance, aroma, perfume, redolence, savor, odor, whiff; bouquet, nose See note at smell 2) that s a lovely scent you re wearing …

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  • 7 Scent of a Woman — Infobox Film name = Scent of a Woman caption = A promotional film poster for Scent of a Woman . director = Martin Brest producer = Ovidio G. Assonitis Martin Brest G. Mac Brown Ronald L. Schwary writer = Giovanni Arpino (novel) Bo Goldman… …

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  • 8 Scent of Love — Infobox Korean film name = Scent of Love caption = Theatrical poster director = Lee Jeong wook producer = Jeong Tae won writer = Kim Hui jae Lee Jeong wook starring = Jang Jin young Park Hae il Song Seon mi Kim Yu seok music = Moon Dae hyeon… …

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  • 9 scent — I. noun Etymology: Middle English sent, from Anglo French sente, from sentir Date: 14th century 1. effluvia from a substance that affect the sense of smell: as a. an odor left by an animal on a surface passed over b. a characteristic or… …

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  • 10 get wind of — (informal) HEAR ABOUT/OF, learn of, find out about, be told about, be informed of; informal hear something on the grapevine. → wind * * * phrasal : to become aware of : learn of through hints or rumors got wind of the situation and came home * *… …

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  • 11 scent blood — to believe that someone you are competing against is having difficulties or problems and to use this to get an advantage for yourself. The manager has already made some serious errors of judgement and it is clear that other employees scent blood …

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  • 12 scent — Synonyms and related words: ambergris, ambrosia, aroma, aromatic, aromatic gum, aromatic water, aromatize, attar, attar of roses, balm, balm of Gilead, balminess, balsam, bay oil, be warm, bergamot oil, bouquet, breath, breathe, breathe in, broad …

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  • 13 scent — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. t. smell, detect; perfume. n. odor, fragrance, aroma; sachet, perfume; track, trail, spoor. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. odor, fragrance, redolence; see perfume , smell 1 , 2 . See Synonym Study at perfume …

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  • 14 scent blood — to believe that an opponent is in a weak position and you can get an advantage over them Scenting blood, she asked him the question again …

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  • 15 information scent — (in.fuhr.may.shuhn SENT) n. The visual and linguistic cues that enable a searcher to determine whether a source, particularly a Web site, has the information they seek, as well as to navigate to the desired data. Example Citation: In an… …

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  • 16 For Scent-imental Reasons — Infobox Hollywood cartoon cartoon name = For Smurfy Reasons series = Looney Tunes (Pepe LePew) caption = The title card of For Scent imental Reasons . director = Charles M. Jones story artist = Michael Maltese animator = Ben Washam Ken Harris… …

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  • 17 you cannot get blood from a stone — Frequently used, as a resigned admission, to mean that it is hopeless to try extorting money, etc., from those who have none. Other unyielding or unlikely substances are sometimes substituted for stone; the turnip version is frequent in North… …

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  • 18 I Get Ideas — is a popular song.OriginThe music is a 1927 tango canción (tango with lyrics) called Adios, Muchachos , composed by Argentinian Julio Cesar Sanders (often credited in the U.S. as Lenny Sanders ). [http://www.todotango.com/ENGLISH/biblioteca/partit… …

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  • 19 To get wind — Wind Wind (w[i^]nd, in poetry and singing often w[imac]nd; 277), n. [AS. wind; akin to OS., OFries., D., & G. wind, OHG. wint, Dan. & Sw. vind, Icel. vindr, Goth winds, W. gwynt, L. ventus, Skr. v[=a]ta (cf. Gr. ah ths a blast, gale, ah^nai to… …

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  • 20 smell — I. v. a. Scent, get scent of. II. v. n. Have an odor, have a scent. III. n. Scent, odor, perfume, fragrance, aroma …

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