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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
 
400. Fragrance.
 
  
NOUN:FRAGRANCE, aroma, redolence, incensation, thurification [rare], perfume, bouquet; sweet smell, sweet odor or odour, aromatic perfume, scent.
  [COMPARISONS] agalloch or agallochum, agal-wood, eaglewood, aloes wood, sandalwood, cedar, champak, calambac or calambour, lign-aloes, linaloa; bay-berry, bay leaf, balsam, fir balsam; wild clove, wild cinnamon, Jamaica bay-berry, oil of myrcia, bay rum; hore-hound, Marrubium, mint, musk root, muskrat, napha water, olibanum.
  PERFUMERY; incense, frankincense; musk, pastil or pastille; myrrh, perfumes of Arabia; attar or ottar or otto; bergamot, balm, civet, potpourri, pulvil [obs.]; tuberose, hyacinth, heliotrope, rose, jasmine, lily, lily of the valley, violet, arbutus, carnation, sweet pea, sweet grass, new-mown hay, lilac; pomade, pomatum, pomander, toilet water; eau de cologne [F.], cologne, cologne water.
  BOUQUET, nosegay, posy [archaic or colloq.], boughpot or bowpot; boutonnière [F.], buttonhole [colloq.].
  spray; wreath, garland, chaplet.
  [SCENT CONTAINERS] smelling bottle, scent bottle, vinaigrette; scent bag, sachet; thurible, censer, incense burner, incensorium, incensory; atomizer, spray.
  PERFUMER, parfumeur [F.]; thurifer.
  
VERB:BE FRAGRANT &c. adj.; have a perfume &c. n.; smell sweet, scent, perfume; embalm.
  INCENSE, cense, thurificate, thurify [rare]; aromatize.
  
ADJECTIVE:FRAGRANT, aromatic, redolent, spicy, balmy, scented; sweet-smelling, sweet-scented; perfumed, perfumatory [rare], perfumy, incense-breathing, thuriferous; fragrant -, sweet- as a rose, muscadine, ambrosial.
  
QUOTATIONS:
  1. A steam of rich-distilled perfumes.—Milton
  2. Die of a rose in aromatic pain.—Pope

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