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cinderous

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waft

  • noun a long flag; often tapering
    pennon; streamer; pennant.
  • verb be driven or carried along, as by the air
    • Sounds wafted into the room

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resiny

  • adjective satellite having the characteristics of pitch or tar
    pitchy; tarry; resinous.

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waft

  • noun a long flag; often tapering
    pennon; streamer; pennant.
  • verb be driven or carried along, as by the air
    • Sounds wafted into the room

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mildewy

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sulfury

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toasty

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rosiny

like rosin, or having its qualities.

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nauseate

  • verb upset and make nauseated
    sicken; turn one's stomach.
    • The smell of the food turned the pregnant woman's stomach
    • The mold on the food sickened the diners
  • verb cause aversion in; offend the moral sense of
    sicken; revolt; churn up; disgust.
    • The pornographic pictures sickened us

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sourish

  • adjective satellite tasting sour like a lemon
    tangy; lemonlike; lemony; tart.

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offish

  • adjective satellite lacking cordiality; unfriendly
    standoffish.
    • a standoffish manner

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vinegary

  • adjective satellite tasting or smelling like vinegar
    acetose; vinegarish; acetous.
  • adjective satellite having a sour disposition; ill-tempered
    vinegarish.

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waft

  • noun a long flag; often tapering
    pennon; streamer; pennant.
  • verb be driven or carried along, as by the air
    • Sounds wafted into the room

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mothball

  • noun a small sphere of camphor or naphthalene used to keep moths away from stored clothing
    camphor ball.
  • verb put into long-term storage

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fishy

  • adjective of or relating to or resembling fish
    • the soup had a fishy smell
  • adjective satellite not as expected
    funny; shady; suspicious; suspect.
    • there was something fishy about the accident
    • up to some funny business
    • some definitely queer goings-on
    • a shady deal
    • her motives were suspect
    • suspicious behavior

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acidy

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cordite

  • noun explosive powder (nitroglycerin and guncotton and petrolatum) dissolved in acetone and dried and extruded in brown cords

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sulphury

Resembling, or partaking of the nature of, sulphur; having the qualities of sulphur.

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frizzle

  • verb fry something until it curls and becomes crisp
  • verb curl tightly
    crape; frizz; kink; crimp; kink up.
    • crimp hair

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yeasty

  • adjective of or resembling or containing yeast
    yeastlike.
  • adjective satellite marked by spirited enjoyment
    zesty; barmy; zestful.

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yummy

  • adjective satellite extremely pleasing to the sense of taste
    pleasant-tasting; scrumptious; delectable; toothsome; delicious; luscious.

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sickish

  • adjective satellite feeling nausea; feeling about to vomit
    queasy; nauseous; nauseated; sick.

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rank

  • noun a row or line of people (especially soldiers or police) standing abreast of one another
    • the entrance was guarded by ranks of policemen
  • noun relative status
    • his salary was determined by his rank and seniority

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alliaceous

  • adjective of or pertaining to the botanical genus Allium
    • onions, leeks, garlic, chives are alliaceous plants
  • adjective satellite smelling of onions or garlic

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nutty

  • adjective satellite having the flavor of nuts
    nutlike.
    • a nutty sherry
  • adjective satellite informal or slang terms for mentally irregular
    loco; wacky; loopy; bats; haywire; nuts; balmy; kooky; barmy; around the bend; buggy; kookie; loony; whacky; crackers; round the bend; daft; dotty; batty; cracked; fruity; bonkers.
    • it used to drive my husband balmy

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frowsty

  • adjective satellite stale and unclean smelling
    musty; fusty.

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permeating

  • adjective satellite spreading or spread throughout
    pervasive; permeative; permeant.
    • armed with permeative irony...he punctures affectations
    • the pervasive odor of garlic
    • an error is pervasive if it is material to more than one conclusion
  • verb spread or diffuse through
    riddle; permeate; interpenetrate; pervade; penetrate; diffuse; imbue.
    • An atmosphere of distrust has permeated this administration
    • music penetrated the entire building
    • His campaign was riddled with accusations and personal attacks

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musky

  • adjective satellite resembling the smell of musk

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musty

  • adjective satellite covered with or smelling of mold
    mouldy; moldy.
    • moldy bread
    • a moldy (or musty) odor
  • adjective satellite stale and unclean smelling
    fusty; frowsty.

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winey

  • adjective satellite having the taste of wine
    winy.
    • a rich winy taste

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mothball

  • noun a small sphere of camphor or naphthalene used to keep moths away from stored clothing
    camphor ball.
  • verb put into long-term storage

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sheepy

Resembling sheep; sheepish. Testament of Love.

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vilely

  • adverb in a vile manner
    • his vilely spelt and illiterate letters

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fuggy

  • adjective satellite (British informal) poorly ventilated

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gardenia

  • noun any of various shrubs and small trees of the genus Gardenia having large fragrant white or yellow flowers

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lemony

  • adjective satellite tasting sour like a lemon
    tangy; lemonlike; sourish; tart.

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aftershave

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chocolatey

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stinky

  • adjective having an unpleasant smell
    malodorous; unpleasant-smelling; ill-smelling; malodourous.
  • adjective satellite very bad
    stinking; shitty; crappy; lousy; rotten; icky.
    • a lousy play
    • it's a stinking world

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fusty

  • adjective satellite stale and unclean smelling
    musty; frowsty.
  • adjective satellite old-fashioned and out of date
    nonprogressive; unprogressive; standpat.

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permeate

  • verb spread or diffuse through
    riddle; interpenetrate; pervade; penetrate; diffuse; imbue.
    • An atmosphere of distrust has permeated this administration
    • music penetrated the entire building
    • His campaign was riddled with accusations and personal attacks
  • verb pass through
    filter; sink in; percolate.
    • Water permeates sand easily

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urinous

Of or pertaining to urine, or partaking of its qualities; having the character or odor of urine; similar to urine. Arbuthnot.

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sweet

  • noun English phonetician; one of the founders of modern phonetics (1845-1912)
    Henry Sweet.
  • noun a dish served as the last course of a meal
    dessert; afters.

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woodsy

  • adjective satellite characteristic or suggestive of woods
    • a fresh woodsy fragrance
  • adjective satellite abounding in trees
    woody; arboreous; arboraceous.
    • an arboreous landscape
    • violets in woodsy shady spots
    • a woody area near the highway

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pungently

  • adverb with pungency; in a pungent manner
    • he wrote pungently about his contemporaries
  • adverb with a pungent taste or smell
    • the soup was pungently flavored

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sweetish

  • adjective satellite somewhat sweet

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emanate

  • verb proceed or issue forth, as from a source
    • Water emanates from this hole in the ground
  • verb give out (breath or an odor)
    exhale; give forth.
    • The chimney exhales a thick smoke

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mouthwatering

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rancid

  • adjective satellite (used of decomposing oils or fats) having a rank smell or taste usually due to a chemical change or decomposition
    • rancid butter
    • rancid bacon
  • adjective satellite smelling of fermentation or staleness
    sour.

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garlicky

  • adjective relating to or tasting or smelling of garlic
    • garlicky sauce

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lilac

  • noun any of various plants of the genus Syringa having large panicles of usually fragrant flowers
  • adjective satellite of a pale purple color
    lilac-colored; lavender.

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painty

Unskillfully painted, so that the painter's method of work is too obvious; also, having too much pigment applied to the surface. Cant

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offensively

  • adverb in an unpleasantly offensive manner
    • he smelled offensively unwashed
  • adverb in an obnoxious manner
    obnoxiously; objectionably.
    • he said so in one of his more offensively intellectually arrogant sentences

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appetising

  • adjective appealing to or stimulating the appetite especially in appearance or aroma
    appetizing.

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fishlike

Like fish; suggestive of fish; having some of the qualities of fish.
A very ancient and fishlike smell. Shak.

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chocolaty

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intoxicate

  • verb fill with high spirits; fill with optimism
    uplift; elate; pick up; lift up.
    • Music can uplift your spirits
  • verb make drunk (with alcoholic drinks)
    inebriate; soak.

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winy

  • adjective satellite having the taste of wine
    winey.
    • a rich winy taste

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seep

  • verb pass gradually or leak through or as if through small openings
    ooze.

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gamy

  • adjective satellite suggestive of sexual impropriety
    blue; naughty; juicy; racy; spicy; risque; gamey.
    • a blue movie
    • blue jokes
    • he skips asterisks and gives you the gamy details
    • a juicy scandal
    • a naughty wink
    • naughty words
    • racy anecdotes
    • a risque story
    • spicy gossip
  • adjective satellite (used of the smell of meat) smelling spoiled or tainted
    high; gamey.

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emanate

  • verb proceed or issue forth, as from a source
    • Water emanates from this hole in the ground
  • verb give out (breath or an odor)
    exhale; give forth.
    • The chimney exhales a thick smoke

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gamey

  • adjective satellite suggestive of sexual impropriety
    blue; naughty; juicy; gamy; racy; spicy; risque.
    • a blue movie
    • blue jokes
    • he skips asterisks and gives you the gamy details
    • a juicy scandal
    • a naughty wink
    • naughty words
    • racy anecdotes
    • a risque story
    • spicy gossip
  • adjective satellite (used of the smell of meat) smelling spoiled or tainted
    high; gamy.

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nauseated

  • adjective satellite feeling nausea; feeling about to vomit
    queasy; nauseous; sick; sickish.
  • verb upset and make nauseated
    nauseate; sicken; turn one's stomach.
    • The smell of the food turned the pregnant woman's stomach
    • The mold on the food sickened the diners

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horsy

Pertaining to, or suggestive of, a horse, or of horse racing; as, horsy manners; garments of fantastically horsy fashions. Colloq.

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linger

  • verb remain present although waning or gradually dying
    • Her perfume lingered on
  • verb be about
    loaf; footle; mess about; lallygag; lollygag; lurk; tarry; mill about; hang around; lounge; loiter; mill around.
    • The high school students like to loiter in the Central Square
    • Who is this man that is hanging around the department?

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moldy

  • adjective satellite covered with or smelling of mold
    mouldy; musty.
    • moldy bread
    • a moldy (or musty) odor

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cloying

  • adjective satellite overly sweet
    syrupy; saccharine; treacly.
  • verb supply or feed to surfeit
    surfeit; cloy.

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abominably

  • adverb in an offensive and hateful manner
    repulsively; odiously; detestably.
    • I don't know anyone who could have behaved so abominably
  • adverb in a terrible manner
    rottenly; awfully; terribly; atrociously; abysmally.
    • she sings terribly

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acrid

  • adjective satellite strong and sharp
    pungent.
    • the pungent taste of radishes
    • the acrid smell of burning rubber
  • adjective satellite harsh or corrosive in tone
    blistering; acerbic; vitriolic; virulent; sulphurous; acerb; sulfurous; caustic; acid; bitter.
    • an acerbic tone piercing otherwise flowery prose
    • a barrage of acid comments
    • her acrid remarks make her many enemies
    • bitter words
    • blistering criticism
    • caustic jokes about political assassination, talk-show hosts and medical ethics
    • a sulfurous denunciation
    • a vitriolic critique

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pervade

  • verb spread or diffuse through
    riddle; permeate; interpenetrate; penetrate; diffuse; imbue.
    • An atmosphere of distrust has permeated this administration
    • music penetrated the entire building
    • His campaign was riddled with accusations and personal attacks

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brimstone

  • noun an old name for sulfur
    native sulfur; native sulphur.

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rooty

Full of roots; as, rooty ground.

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patchouli

  • noun small East Indian shrubby mint; fragrant oil from its leaves is used in perfumes
    patchouly; Pogostemon cablin; pachouli.
  • noun a heavy perfume made from the patchouli plant
    patchouly; pachouli.

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goatish

Characteristic of a goat; goatlike.
Give your chaste body up to the embraces Of goatish lust. Massinger.
-- Goat"ish*ly, adv. -- Goat"ish*ness, n.

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tangy

  • adjective satellite tasting sour like a lemon
    lemonlike; sourish; lemony; tart.

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appetizing

  • adjective appealing to or stimulating the appetite especially in appearance or aroma
    appetising.

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foetid

  • adjective satellite offensively malodorous
    stinking; foul-smelling; foul; funky; smelly; noisome; fetid; ill-scented.
    • a foul odor
    • the kitchen smelled really funky

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unpleasantly

  • adverb in an unpleasant manner
    • he had been unpleasantly surprised

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sulfurous

  • adjective of or related to or containing sulfur or derived from sulfur
    sulphurous.
  • adjective satellite harsh or corrosive in tone
    blistering; acerbic; acrid; vitriolic; virulent; sulphurous; acerb; caustic; acid; bitter.
    • an acerbic tone piercing otherwise flowery prose
    • a barrage of acid comments
    • her acrid remarks make her many enemies
    • bitter words
    • blistering criticism
    • caustic jokes about political assassination, talk-show hosts and medical ethics
    • a sulfurous denunciation
    • a vitriolic critique

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disagreeably

  • adverb in a disagreeable manner
    • `I took no harm from the journey, thank you,' she said disagreeably

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godawful

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linger

  • verb remain present although waning or gradually dying
    • Her perfume lingered on
  • verb be about
    loaf; footle; mess about; lallygag; lollygag; lurk; tarry; mill about; hang around; lounge; loiter; mill around.
    • The high school students like to loiter in the Central Square
    • Who is this man that is hanging around the department?

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nauseating

  • adjective satellite causing or able to cause nausea
    queasy; vile; nauseous; offensive; loathsome; sickening; noisome.
    • a nauseating smell
    • nauseous offal
    • a sickening stench
  • verb upset and make nauseated
    nauseate; sicken; turn one's stomach.
    • The smell of the food turned the pregnant woman's stomach
    • The mold on the food sickened the diners

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dissipate

  • verb to cause to separate and go in different directions
    dispel; scatter; break up; disperse.
    • She waved her hand and scattered the crowds
  • verb move away from each other;
    scatter; disperse; spread out.
    • The crowds dispersed
    • The children scattered in all directions when the teacher approached

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malty

Consisting, or like, malt. Dickens.

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assail

  • verb attack someone physically or emotionally
    assault; attack; set on.
    • The mugger assaulted the woman
    • Nightmares assailed him regularly
  • verb launch an attack or assault on; begin hostilities or start warfare with
    attack.
    • Hitler attacked Poland on September 1, 1939 and started World War II
    • Serbian forces assailed Bosnian towns all week

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sulphureous

Consisting of sulphur; having the qualities of sulphur, or brimstone; impregnated with sulphur.
Her snakes united, sulphureous waters drink. Pope.
-- Sul*phu"re*ous*ly, adv. -- Sul*phu"re*ous*ness, n.

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permeate

  • verb spread or diffuse through
    riddle; interpenetrate; pervade; penetrate; diffuse; imbue.
    • An atmosphere of distrust has permeated this administration
    • music penetrated the entire building
    • His campaign was riddled with accusations and personal attacks
  • verb pass through
    filter; sink in; percolate.
    • Water permeates sand easily

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briny

  • noun any very large body of (salt) water
    main.
  • adjective satellite slightly salty (especially from containing a mixture of seawater and fresh water)
    brackish.
    • a brackish lagoon
    • the briny deep

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fresher

  • noun a first-year undergraduate
    freshman.
  • adjective recently made, produced, or harvested
    fresh.
    • fresh bread
    • a fresh scent
    • fresh lettuce

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outdoorsy

  • adjective satellite characteristic of or suitable to outdoor life
    • a rugged outdoorsy life

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sicken

  • verb cause aversion in; offend the moral sense of
    nauseate; revolt; churn up; disgust.
    • The pornographic pictures sickened us
  • verb get sick
    come down.
    • She fell sick last Friday, and now she is in the hospital

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camphoraceous

  • adjective being or having the properties of camphor
    • camphoraceous odor

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honeysuckle

  • noun shrub or vine of the genus Lonicera
  • noun shrubby tree with silky foliage and spikes of cylindrical yellow nectarous flowers
    Banksia integrifolia; Australian honeysuckle; coast banksia.

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pungent

  • adjective satellite strong and sharp
    acrid.
    • the pungent taste of radishes
    • the acrid smell of burning rubber
  • adjective satellite capable of wounding
    biting; barbed; nipping; mordacious.
    • a barbed compliment
    • a biting aphorism
    • pungent satire

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deliciously

  • adverb in a very pleasurable manner
    pleasurably.
    • they were walking along the beach slowly and deliciously
  • adverb so as to produce a delightful taste
    scrumptiously; lusciously.
    • I bought some more of these deliciously sweet peaches

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odor

  • noun any property detected by the olfactory system
    scent; odour; aroma; olfactory property; smell.
  • noun the sensation that results when olfactory receptors in the nose are stimulated by particular chemicals in gaseous form
    odour; smell; olfactory perception; olfactory sensation.
    • she loved the smell of roses

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unaired

  • adjective satellite lacking fresh air
    airless; close; stuffy.
    • a dusty airless attic
    • the dreadfully close atmosphere
    • hot and stuffy and the air was blue with smoke

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fragrance

  • noun a distinctive odor that is pleasant
    perfume; scent; aroma.
  • noun a pleasingly sweet olfactory property
    bouquet; redolence; fragrancy; sweetness.

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minty

  • adjective relating to or suggestive of mint

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fetid

  • adjective satellite offensively malodorous
    stinking; foul-smelling; foul; foetid; funky; smelly; noisome; ill-scented.
    • a foul odor
    • the kitchen smelled really funky

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sing

  • verb deliver by singing
    • Sing Christmas carols
  • verb produce tones with the voice
    • She was singing while she was cooking
    • My brother sings very well

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jessamine

  • noun a climbing deciduous shrub with fragrant white or yellow or red flowers used in perfume and to flavor tea
    Jasminum officinale; true jasmine; common jasmine.

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seeping

  • adjective satellite leaking out slowly
    oozy; oozing.
  • verb pass gradually or leak through or as if through small openings
    ooze; seep.

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coppery

  • adjective satellite of something having the color of copper
    copper colored.

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fruity

  • adjective satellite tasting or smelling richly of or as of fruit
  • adjective satellite informal or slang terms for mentally irregular
    loco; wacky; loopy; bats; haywire; nuts; balmy; kooky; nutty; barmy; around the bend; buggy; kookie; loony; whacky; crackers; round the bend; daft; dotty; batty; cracked; bonkers.
    • it used to drive my husband balmy

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hereby

  • adverb (formal) by means of this
    herewith.
    • I hereby declare you man and wife

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confoundedly

  • adverb in a perplexed manner
    perplexedly.
    • he looked at his professor perplexedly

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booze

  • noun an alcoholic beverage that is distilled rather than fermented
    hard drink; spirits; liquor; John Barleycorn; hard liquor; strong drink.
  • verb consume alcohol
    fuddle; drink.
    • We were up drinking all night

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tallowy

Of the nature of tallow; resembling tallow; greasy.

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whiff

  • noun a short light gust of air
    puff; puff of air.
  • noun a lefteye flounder found in coastal waters from New England to Brazil

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peppery

  • adjective satellite having the piquant burning taste of peppers
    • corn chips with peppery salsa

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tickle

  • noun a cutaneous sensation often resulting from light stroking
  • noun the act of tickling
    titillation; tickling.

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aroma

  • noun any property detected by the olfactory system
    scent; odor; odour; olfactory property; smell.
  • noun a distinctive odor that is pleasant
    perfume; scent; fragrance.

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mousey

  • adjective infested with mice
    mousy.
  • adjective satellite of something having a drab pale brown color resembling a mouse
    mousy; mouse-colored; mouselike.
    • a mousy brownish-grey color
    • mousy hair
    • mouse-colored hair

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odour

  • noun the sensation that results when olfactory receptors in the nose are stimulated by particular chemicals in gaseous form
    odor; smell; olfactory perception; olfactory sensation.
    • she loved the smell of roses
  • noun any property detected by the olfactory system
    scent; odor; aroma; olfactory property; smell.

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dungy

Full of dung; filthy; vile; low. Shak.

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exude

  • verb release (a liquid) in drops or small quantities
    ooze out; exudate; ooze; transude.
    • exude sweat through the pores
  • verb make apparent by one's mood or behavior
    • She exudes great confidence

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