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Synonyms for odorous

having odor or a characteristic odor

having a natural fragrance

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Thus talking hand in hand alone they pass'd On to thir blissful Bower; it was a place Chos'n by the sovran Planter, when he fram'd All things to mans delightful use; the roofe Of thickest covert was inwoven shade Laurel and Mirtle, and what higher grew Of firm and fragrant leaf; on either side ACANTHUS, and each odorous bushie shrub Fenc'd up the verdant wall; each beauteous flour, IRIS all hues, Roses, and Gessamin Rear'd high thir flourisht heads between, and wrought Mosaic; underfoot the Violet, Crocus, and Hyacinth with rich inlay Broiderd the ground, more colour'd then with stone Of costliest Emblem: other Creature here Beast, Bird, Insect, or Worm durst enter none; Such was thir awe of man.
As soon as he saw the party he began to shout the witches' chorus from Macbeth over the odorous kippers.
Casaubon; but prejudices, like odorous bodies, have a double existence both solid and subtle-- solid as the pyramids, subtle as the twentieth echo of an echo, or as the memory of hyacinths which once scented the darkness.
An elderly dame, too, dwells in my neighborhood, invisible to most persons, in whose odorous herb garden I love to stroll sometimes, gathering simples and listening to her fables; for she has a genius of unequalled fertility, and her memory runs back farther than mythology, and she can tell me the original of every fable, and on what fact every one is founded, for the incidents occurred when she was young.
The court adjoined a garden, and all was in flower; the roses hung so fresh and odorous over the balustrade, the lindens were in blossom, the Swallows flew by, and said, "Quirre-vit
These techniques monitor about 100 elements and a complex of air pollutants such as toxic pollutants like organic compounds, the concentration of heavy metals and odorous gases, as well as the monitoring of levels of radioactivity, noise and meteorological data.
Contract notice: acquisition of a system for the analysis of toxic or odorous substances in biological matrices
Do you really want to be warming up those odorous leftovers in the company kitchen?
Unfortunately, the type of flatulence most practised today is informal and often offensively odorous.
The company added that CupriDyne Clean oxidizes odorous compounds and is ideal for waste transfer stations, composting facilities, landfill operations, sewage plants and lift stations, food processing plants and animal enclosures.
And in 2013, in an especially odorous case out of Miller County, the U.
Odorous compounds consist of more than 230 materials (Schiffman et al.
Lattakia, SANA- The white Magnolia with its odorous smell and fascinating appearance is one of the wonderful flowers in the Syrian coast that enchants viewers.
Safestore Vented Chemical Storage Cabinets from Air Science are suited for storage of noxious or odorous chemicals.
The seepage is so massive that the important documents have been destroyed and even the staff is finding no place to sit in the rooms stinking with the odorous smell of pages of rain water wrecked papers