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Mawson, C.O.S., ed. (1870–1938). Roget’s International Thesaurus. 1922.
 
Class III. Words Relating to Matter
Section III. Organic Matter
2. Sensation
(4) Odor
 
398. Odor.
 
  
NOUN:ODOR or odour, smell, odorament [obs.], scent, effluvium; emanation, exhalation; fume, essence, trail, nidor [obs.], redolence.
  SCENT; sense of smell; act of smelling &c. v.; olfaction, olfactories.
  
VERB:HAVE AN ODOR &c. n.; smell, - of, - strong of; exhale, effluviate [rare]; give out a smell &c. n.; scent.
  SMELL, scent; snuff, - up; sniff, nose, inhale.
  
ADJECTIVE:ODOROUS, odorant [rare], odoriferous; smelling, strong-scented, effluvious, redolent, nidorous, pungent.
  [RELATING TO THE SENSE OF SMELL] olfactory, olfactive, olfactible or olfactable; quick-scented.
  
QUOTATIONS:
  1. Sabean odours from the spicy shore Of Araby the Blest.—Milton
  2. Smells are surer than sounds or sights To make your heart-strings crack.—Kipling

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