scent

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  • Each girl represented a scent and a different word to guide their performance.
  • It was a good scenting day and we did not take long to find. Cited from Margot Asquith, An Autobiography: Volumes I & II
  • Several trees give out when burned very fine scents; others do it when cut. Cited from The Last Journals of David Livingstone, Vol. I, by David Livingstone
  • I wonder why scents have such an effect upon one -- don't you? Cited from The Price of Things, by Elinor Glyn
  • He says that beyond its looks, we prize the rose for its scent.
  • The flowers are commonly scented, though possibly only at certain times of day.
  • Have you ever noticed the sweet-scented wall flowers growing on an old stone wall? Cited from The Life of Duty, v. 2, by H. J. Wilmot-Buxton
  • He has had huge success marketing his own range of scented holy water.
  • He does his best to remember every bit of her scent.
  • Once he has become familiar with a person's scent he can track them from miles away.
  • She states she came here because the scent of the garden was attractive.
  • So are scents of any kind in the oil applied to the hair. Cited from Our Deportment, by John H. Young
  • She can also sense changes in a person's mood through changes in scent.
  • Suddenly they scented the trail -- and then neither deep snow nor anything else could have held them. Cited from The North Pole, by Robert E. Peary
  • "I do not mean the men whom they are scenting, but their friends." Cited from Under Drake's Flag, by G. A. Henty
  • Several times they had scented her tree, but the wind had thrown them off the trail. Cited from Stories the Iroquois Tell Their Children, by Mabel Powers
  • They may travel up to in search of food, and are reported to mark their territory with scent.
  • He could have kept him busy for months running down false scents. Cited from Jason, by Justus Miles Forman
  • They generally stay on the scent until they find it.
  • My bed-chamber was scented with orange trees which occupied one end of the room. Cited from Travels through the South of France in 1807 & 1808, by Lt-Col. Pinkney
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Meaning of scent

  • noun An odor left in passing by which a person or animal can be traced
  • verb Catch the scent of; get wind of
    The dog nosed out the drugs