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adjective as in smelling pleasant

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Grilled lobster was as wonderful for its kale-streaked spoonbread as the seafood, sweet-smoky with a “Johnny’s spice” that ran 20 ingredients long and resembled a more fragrant Old Bay.

Toast, stirring occasionally, until fragrant, 2 to 4 minutes.

In a small, dry skillet over medium-high heat, toast the pistachios, stirring frequently, until fragrant, 3 to 5 minutes.

As horticulturalists know, a rose by any other name consists of hundreds of different volatiles and miscellaneous fragrant notes.

Place the walnuts on a rimmed baking sheet and toast in the oven 8 to 10 minutes, or until fragrant, shaking halfway through.

How a 1,000-year-old fragrant elixir traveled over continents and time to become the signature drink of the Kentucky Derby.

The now creamy polenta was ladled onto the plates, and this most fragrant of deep brown chicken stews spooned on top.

Even today, dog meat—euphemistically called “fragrant meat”—is still consumed in many rural areas.

The air was alive with the spirit of the place, fragrant and humid, and humming with energy.

Plus a spoonful of the juicy salsa for a fragrant tomato and chili hit.

When she returned with the frothy and fragrant beverage he was standing with his hands in his pockets staring down at the city.

These cigars are usually pressed, and burn well, leaving a dark-colored ash, and emitting a fragrant odor.

Some of the most beautiful and fragrant tobacco fields in the world are to be found in Syria.

In the house, on the road and street, the aroma of a fragrant Manilla is ever borne on the breeze.

Jess laid the dog down on a bed of moss as she spoke, and started energetically to scoop up piles of the fragrant needles.


On this page you'll find 38 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to fragrant, such as: aromatic, delicious, perfumed, savory, spicy, and sweet.

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