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scent in Odours topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishscentscent1 /sent/ ●○○ noun  1 [countable]COSMELL a pleasant smell that something has syn fragrance a yellow rose with a lovely scentscent of the sweet scent of ripe fruitsee thesaurus at smell2 [countable]HBA the smell of a particular animal or person that some other animals, for example dogs, can follow3 throw/put somebody off the scent4 [countable, uncountable] especially British EnglishDCBSMELL a liquid that you put on your skin to make it smell pleasant syn perfume
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scentThere she would lick them and give them her scent and then allow them to feed alongside her own kittens.All she could smell was the clean masculine scent of Guido's skin.The band might evoke a gallery of role models, but its musical scent remains purely and distinctively Pavement.Two police bloodhounds followed the boy's scent to the old house.The dogs followed the fox's scent to the edge of the forest.The sweet scent of incense filled the air.If you like a sweeter scent and have a wetter spot, prostrate chamomile works the same way.The deer caught the scent of the man, and sprang off over the hill.Was the scent essentially McAllister, or was it some subtle perfume she chose to wear?The scent and hissing of pine needles make him believe he's in a hospital where nurses pass by him.The scent made its way up to the chapel and viewing rooms, where two bodies were laid out.She handed the joint to him after taking the first toke, filling the room with scent.