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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishcamphorcam‧phor /ˈkæmfə $ -ər/ noun [uncountable]  HCCa white substance with a strong smell, used especially to keep insects away
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camphorSmell of soap, cedarwood, camphor.Others put their faith in camphor.It smelt of camphor as if the old clothes hanging on the racks had just been taken out of ancient chests.His studies laid the foundations for his later researches on camphor and the mechanism of aromatic substitution.I smelled camphor and looked up into the bright, sun-reflecting glasses of my uncle.
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