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adjective as in like a pungent sweet odor

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If nothing else, following the earthy, vinegary Essence with a few dabs of the musky floral Serum will make you feel like some kind of woodland witch.

That’s why the goal isn’t to make something smell fruity or musky, or even clean, but rather as neutral as possible.

I’ve always hated the musky scents of most male hygiene products.

While the skins continued to produce a distinctly musky note, Longworth decided to press the grapes before fermentation.

Vines that grow native in America (vitis labrusca, among others) are known for “foxy” or musky aromas and flavors.

On move-in day I opened the front door to a pungent, musky odor of pure mold.

He always had a delicious musky smell that I loved … the smell of Man.

He tried to forget the musky sweetness of the perfume on the dead girl, mingled with that other evil blood-smell.

Others have called them musk monkeys, because like the maucauco they have a musky odour.

"Musky" builds on the marsh, in the edge of a pond or near a stream, a curious cone-shaped house or lodge.

The bare kitchen had the musky, warm smell of newly-baked bread and of curdy, sweet buttermilk by the afternoon.

I was startled by the touch of something cold; and half-stilled by the strong musky odour that filled the air.

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On this page you'll find 8 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to musky, such as: null, fragrant, piquant, acrid, bitter, and noisome.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.