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Words associated with the sense of smell

Words associated with the sense of smell


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  • 1. The Sense Of Smell Andrew Ernest Ritz May 8, 2011Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Smell May 8, 2011 1 / 35
  • 2. aroma noun –1. (1) olfactory property, smell, aroma, odor, odour, scent – (any property detected by the olfactory system) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Smell May 8, 2011 2 / 35
  • 3. aromatic adj –1. aromatic – ((chemistry) of or relating to or containing one or more benzene rings; ”an aromatic organic compound”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Smell May 8, 2011 3 / 35
  • 4. bouquet noun –1. (3) bouquet, corsage, posy, nosegay – (an arrangement of flowers that is usually given as a present) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Smell May 8, 2011 4 / 35
  • 5. deodorant noun –. deodorant, deodourant – (a toiletry applied to the skin in order to mask unpleasant odors) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Smell May 8, 2011 5 / 35
  • 6. deodorize verb –. deodorize, deodorise, deodourise – (eliminate the odor from; ”This stick will deodorize your armpits”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Smell May 8, 2011 6 / 35
  • 7. deodorized verb –. deodorize, deodorise, deodourise – (eliminate the odor from; ”This stick will deodorize your armpits”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Smell May 8, 2011 7 / 35
  • 8. fragrance noun –1. (1) aroma, fragrance, perfume, scent – (a distinctive odor that is pleasant) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Smell May 8, 2011 8 / 35
  • 9. fragrant adj –. (2) fragrant – (pleasant-smelling) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Smell May 8, 2011 9 / 35
  • 10. fumes noun –. (2) exhaust, exhaust fumes, fumes – (gases ejected from an engine as waste products) Overview of noun fume The noun fume has 1 sense (no senses from tagged texts) 1. smoke, fume – (a cloud of fine particles suspended in a gas) verb –1. (2) fume – (be mad, angry, or furious) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Smell May 8, 2011 10 / 35
  • 11. incense noun –1. (1) incense – (a substance that produces a fragrant odor when burned) verb –1. cense, incense, thurify – (perfume especially with a censer) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Smell May 8, 2011 11 / 35
  • 12. moldy adj –. moldy, mouldy, musty – (covered with or smelling of mold; ”moldy bread”; ”a moldy (or musty) odor”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Smell May 8, 2011 12 / 35
  • 13. musty adj –1. moldy, mouldy, musty – (covered with or smelling of mold; ”moldy bread”; ”a moldy (or musty) odor”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Smell May 8, 2011 13 / 35
  • 14. odor noun –1. (7) olfactory property, smell, aroma, odor, odour, scent – (any property detected by the olfactory system) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Smell May 8, 2011 14 / 35
  • 15. odorless adj –. odorless, odourless, inodorous – (having no odor; ”odorless gas”; ”odorless flowers”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Smell May 8, 2011 15 / 35
  • 16. perfume noun –1. (2) aroma, fragrance, perfume, scent – (a distinctive odor that is pleasant) verb –1. perfume, aromatize, aromatise – (fill or impregnate with an odor; ”orange blossoms perfumed the air in the garden”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Smell May 8, 2011 16 / 35
  • 17. perfumed verb –1. perfume, aromatize, aromatise – (fill or impregnate with an odor; ”orange blossoms perfumed the air in the garden”) adj –1. (1) perfumed, scented – (filled or impregnated with perfume; ”perfumed boudoir”; ”perfumed stationery”; ”scented soap”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Smell May 8, 2011 17 / 35
  • 18. pungent adj –1. pungent, acrid – (strong and sharp;”the pungent taste of radishes”; ”the acrid smell of burning rubber”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Smell May 8, 2011 18 / 35
  • 19. putrid adj –1. putrid – (of or relating to or attended by putrefaction; ”putrid decomposition”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Smell May 8, 2011 19 / 35
  • 20. rancid adj –1. rancid – ((used of decomposing oils or fats) having a rank smell or taste usually due to a chemical change or decompositio n; ”rancid butter”; ”rancid bacon”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Smell May 8, 2011 20 / 35
  • 21. rank noun –1. (20) rank – (a row or line of people (especially soldiers or police) standing abreast of one another; ”the entrance was guarded by ranks of policemen”) verb –1. (2) rank – (take or have a position relative to others; ”This painting ranks among the best in the Western World”) adj –1. (1) rank – (very fertile; producing profuse growth; ”rank earth”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Smell May 8, 2011 21 / 35
  • 22. reek noun –. malodor, malodour, stench, stink, reek, fetor, foetor, mephitis – (a distinctive odor that is offensively unpleasant) verb –1. (1) smack, reek, smell – (have an element suggestive (of something); ”his speeches smacked of racism”; ”this passage smells of plagiarism”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Smell May 8, 2011 22 / 35
  • 23. scent noun –1. (3) aroma, fragrance, perfume, scent – (a distinctive odor that is pleasant) verb –1. odorize, odourise, scent – (cause to smell or be smelly) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Smell May 8, 2011 23 / 35
  • 24. scented verb –1. odorize, odourise, scent – (cause to smell or be smelly) adj –1. (2) scented – (having the sense of smell; ”keen-scented hounds”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Smell May 8, 2011 24 / 35
  • 25. smell noun –1. (8) smell, odor, odour, olfactory sensation, olfactory perception – (the sensation that results when olfactory receptors in the nose are stimulated by particular chemicals in gaseous form; ”she loved the smell of roses”) verb –1. (14) smell – (inhale the odor of; perceive by the olfactory sense) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Smell May 8, 2011 25 / 35
  • 26. smelly adj –. fetid, foetid, foul, foul-smelling, funky, noisome, smelly, stinking, ill-scented – (offensively malodorous; ”a foul odor”; ”the kitchen smelled really funky”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Smell May 8, 2011 26 / 35
  • 27. sniff noun –. sniff, snuff – (sensing an odor by inhaling through the nose) verb –1. (5) sniff, whiff – (perceive by inhaling through the nose; ”sniff the perfume”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Smell May 8, 2011 27 / 35
  • 28. snuff noun –1. snuff – (the charred portion of a candlewick) verb –1. snuff, snuffle – (sniff or smell inquiringly) adj –. snuff, snuff-brown, mummy-brown, chukker-brown – (snuff colored; of a greyish to yellowish brown) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Smell May 8, 2011 28 / 35
  • 29. spice noun –1. (1) spice – (aromatic substances of vegetable origin used as a preservative) verb –1. (1) spice, spice up – (make more interesting or flavorful; ”Spice up the evening by inviting a belly dancer”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Smell May 8, 2011 29 / 35
  • 30. spicy adj –1. piquant, savory, savoury, spicy, zesty – (having an agreeably pungent taste) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Smell May 8, 2011 30 / 35
  • 31. stench noun –. malodor, malodour, stench, stink, reek, fetor, foetor, mephitis – (a distinctive odor that is offensively unpleasant) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Smell May 8, 2011 31 / 35
  • 32. stink noun –. malodor, malodour, stench, stink, reek, fetor, foetor, mephitis – (a distinctive odor that is offensively unpleasant) verb –1. (2) stink – (be extremely bad in quality or in one’s performance; ”This term paper stinks!”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Smell May 8, 2011 32 / 35
  • 33. stinky adj –1. malodorous, malodourous, unpleasant-smelling, ill-smellin g, stinky – (having an unpleasant smell) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Smell May 8, 2011 33 / 35
  • 34. sweet noun –1. Sweet, Henry Sweet – (English phonetician; one of the founders of modern phonetics (1845-1912)) adj –1. (9) sweet – (having or denoting the characteristic taste of sugar) adv –. (1) sweetly, sweet – (in an affectionate or loving manner (‘sweet’ is sometimes a poetic or informal variant of ‘sweetly’ ); ”Susan Hayward plays the wife sharply and sweetly”; ”how sweet the moonlight sleeps upon this bank”- Shakespeare; ”talking sweet to each other”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Smell May 8, 2011 34 / 35
  • 35. whiff noun –1. (1) puff, puff of air, whiff – (a short light gust of air) verb –1. sniff, whiff – (perceive by inhaling through the nose; ”sniff the perfume”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Smell May 8, 2011 35 / 35

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