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adjective as in aromatic; suggestive

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The most recent painting, the starkly monochromatic “Fall of Kabul,” channels recent turmoil in Afghanistan into soft gray gestures redolent of smoke.

Join us today for classic food stories from kitchens made redolent by grandmothers, from America to Japan with delicious pit stops in between.

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Chile relleno is another meatless meal, served in a mild salsa ranchero redolent of tomatoes.

The atmosphere at the Metropolitan Pavilion in Chelsea was redolent of these lobster palaces.

Sounds like it can no longer really be called Week in Review, a name redolent of a time when news traveled far more slowly.

The name, so redolent of a certain archetype of American womanhood, is irresistible to anyone red-blooded.

So the bullet that Gavrilo Princip fired at old Archduke Ferdinand in Sarajevo (a redolent place-name) goes on echoing.

We cross over the bridges that span salty channels, oozy and redolent of ocean and sea-weed during the hours of ebb.

Bruce took out his embroidered pocket-handkerchief, redolent with scent, and blew his nose affectedly.

We scarcely need say of a book of Holme Lee's writing that it is carefully finished, and redolent of a refined and beautiful soul.

A well-cooked joint is redolent of religion, and a delicate pasty is crisp with charity.

The morning air stirred about them, redolent in sweet scents and attuned with the many voices of summer.


On this page you'll find 29 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to redolent, such as: evocative, perfumed, pungent, reminiscent, scented, and ambrosial.

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