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noun as in scent, often manufactured and packaged for personal use

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She tells us that her love affair with fragrances began while watching her mother apply perfumes as a child.

Trends in the perfumes and PAHs mirror the ups and downs of human activities near Mount Elbrus.

That may explain why they made up more than 80 percent of the perfumes in every ice sample, says Vecchiato.

To make room, some are selling excess stocks in bulk to distilleries at a deep discount to be turned into—ouch—hand sanitizer and perfume.

From Fortune

Although it’s not the same experience as walking into a Chanel store, people still want to buy their perfume and have that delivered to them safely and conveniently.

From Digiday

A local perfume maker even produced a special scent for men and women named after the rocket, M75.

Perfume bottles and weathered papyrus replicas gather dust in the grubby window displays of the empty shops.

Before sending it she rubbed her perfume on it like a magical charm.

But the flower I lifted from the table was fresh and fragile and filled the air with perfume.

The Prophet says there are three things one must never refuse: a good pillow, good yogurt, and good perfume.

Pretty women without religion are like flowers without perfume.

The air was heavy with the perfume of frankincense which smouldered in a brass vessel set upon a tray.

For she called him 'Tommy'; she was his mother; love, tenderness, and pity emanated from her like a cloud of perfume.

He thrust one hand into his gold-coloured skirt, and produced a glass bottle full of some very cheap perfume from Europe.

He stumbled into the room, from which a heavy smell of perfume swept out upon the landing.

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On this page you'll find 36 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to perfume, such as: aroma, bouquet, incense, odor, oil, and smell.

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