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redolent - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'redolent' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Redolent [ a.]
- Diffusing odor or fragrance; spreading sweet scent; scented; odorous; smelling; -- usually followed by of.

Meaning of 'redolent' (Princeton's WordNet)

1 . redolent [ s]
Meaning (1):
- serving to bring to mind
Example in sentence:
  • a campaign redolent of machine politics;
  • cannot forbear to close on this redolent literary note
Meaning (2):
- (used with `of' or `with') noticeably odorous
Example in sentence:
  • air redolent with the fumes of beer and whiskey;
  • the hall was redolent of floor wax
Meaning (3):
- having a strong pleasant odor
Example in sentence:
  • the pine woods were more redolent