[ noun pur-fyoom, per-fyoom; verb per-fyoom, pur-fyoom ]SEE DEFINITION OF perfuming

Synonyms for perfuming

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An oil is distilled from the seeds and used in perfuming soap.

He passed part of it in curling his hair and perfuming himself.

This queen of the garden loses not its diadem in the perfuming world.

It is very largely used for perfuming cheap soaps, and also serves as a source for the production of geraniol.

It is sold as an artificial sassafras oil, and is very much used in perfuming cheap toilet or household soaps.

Oil of sassafras distilled from the bark of the roots is used for perfuming soaps and flavoring medicines.

The study of clothes was his chief consideration, he spent hours rouging and perfuming himself.

Here and there barbers were working over handsome gentlemen—smoothing their faces, perfuming their hair, polishing their nails.

The perfuming of soaps is an art in itself and a subject to be treated by one versed in this particular branch.

Perfuming of soap is closely allied to the soap making industry, but as stated a branch in itself.