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Pleasant smells

aroma

noun

a smell that is strong but pleasant

bouquet

noun

the particular smell of a wine or flower

fragrance

noun

a pleasant smell

perfume

noun

the pleasant smell of something such as a flower or plant

savor

the American spelling of savour

savour

noun

a flavour or smell, especially a pleasant one

scent

noun

a particular smell, especially a pleasant one

smell

noun

the pleasant or unpleasant quality of something that you notice when you breathe in through your nose

sweetness

noun

the sweet smell or taste of something

tang

noun

a taste or smell that is strong and bitter in a pleasant way

redolence

noun

waft

noun

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