Adjective "Scented" definition and examples

Pronunciation

/ˈsɛntɪd/

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Definitions and examples

adjective

Having a pleasant scent.
  1. 'A peace garden would be filled with scented flowers to give students an area of tranquility.'
  2. 'In separate trials, subjects were presented with both odorless and scented air and told to sniff at the sound of a tone.'
  3. 'Aromatherapy scented candles can be made with oils from various types of plants.'
  4. 'I don't understand why Kleenex are selling scented tissues.'
  5. 'Both machines operate by releasing scented carbon dioxide gas that is irresistible to the target insect.'
  6. 'If you do have a reaction to scented products, take action.'
  7. 'Hair was similarly cleaned by being rubbed with scented powders.'
  8. 'You might even try your hand at calligraphy or use scented ink.'
  9. 'My first choice is always sweet peas - I have a real soft spot for their delicate, lightly scented flowers.'
  10. 'I am now lying on a hard, highly scented, blue floral carpet.'

Definitions

1. a distinctive odor, especially when agreeable: the scent of roses.

2. an odor left in passing, by means of which an animal or person may be traced.

3. a track or trail as or as if indicated by such an odor: The dogs lost the scent and the prisoner escaped.

4. perfume.

5. the sense of smell: a remarkably keen scent.

6. small pieces of paper dropped by the hares in the game of hare and hounds. verb (used with object)

7. to perceive or recognize by or as if by the sense

More examples(as adjective)

"airs can be scented as molasseses."

"flowers can be scented."

"soaps can be scented."

"waters can be scented."

"airs can be scented."

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Origin

(scent)