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    a pleasant smell that frequently accompanies the first rain after a long period of warm, dry weather

    Other than the petrichor emanating from the rapidly drying grass, there was not a trace of evidence that it had rained at all.

    Submitted by M.C from Canada on 10/04/2017

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