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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Scent \Scent\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Scented; p. pr. & vb. n.
Scenting.] [Originally sent, fr. F. sentir to feel, to
smell. See Sense.]
1. To perceive by the olfactory organs; to smell; as, to
scent game, as a hound does.
Methinks I scent the morning air. --Shak.
2. To imbue or fill with odor; to perfume.
Balm from a silver box distilled around,
Shall all bedew the roots, and scent the sacred
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
adj 1: having the sense of smell; "keen-scented hounds" [ant:
2: filled or impregnated with perfume; "perfumed boudoir";
"perfumed stationery"; "scented soap" [syn: perfumed,
3: having a natural fragrance; "odoriferous spices"; "the
odorous air of the orchard"; "the perfumed air of June";
"scented flowers" [syn: odoriferous, odorous, perfumed,
scented, sweet, sweet-scented, sweet-smelling]
4: (used in combination) having the odor of; "clean-scented
laundry"; "a manure-scented barnyard"
From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :
21 Moby Thesaurus words for "scented":
ambrosial, aromatic, balmy, essenced, flowery, fragrant, fruity,
incense-breathing, musky, odorate, odoriferous, odorous, perfumed,
perfumy, redolent, savory, spicy, sweet, sweet-scented,
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