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This Portland company offers a variety of scents, but get the vanilla sugar if you want to smell like a super-refreshed cupcake.
THIS WEEKEND: YOU’LL NEVER BATHE THE SAME WAY AGAINJOSHUA EFERIGHEAUGUST 21, 2020OZY
The finding, described August 12 in Nature, could inform new ways of controlling or preventing locust swarms, potentially by attracting the insects with their own scents.
A SINGLE MOLECULE MAY ENTICE NORMALLY SOLITARY LOCUSTS TO FORM MASSIVE SWARMSJONATHAN LAMBERTAUGUST 12, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
If we can understand how the brain processes individual scents as electrical information, it might be possible to reverse-engineer the smell of bubbling lasagna and deliver it straight to your brain.
A HIGHWAY TO SMELL: HOW SCIENTISTS USED LIGHT TO INCEPT SMELL IN MICESHELLY FANJULY 1, 2020SINGULARITY HUB 
After 10 minutes, the researchers gave each bee the same lemony scent followed by sugar water.
PESTICIDES CAN HAVE LONG-TERM IMPACT ON BUMBLEBEE LEARNINGALISON PEARCE STEVENSMAY 18, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
They are snaking back and forth in search of the scent that will get them their ball.
CONSERVATION IS GOING TO THE DOGSALISON PEARCE STEVENSAPRIL 2, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
But such refuge, he knew, could avail him nothing if the bear should scent him out and search for him.
THE GIANT OF THE NORTHR.M. BALLANTYNE
He did not know what the scent was, but it smelled rich and artificial, and he disliked to associate it with his new friend.
ROSEMARY IN SEARCH OF A FATHERC. N. WILLIAMSON
Her expression was still petrified, except that she might have had the scent of blood in her slightly dilating nostrils.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
From the garden there rose to her nostrils the delicate scent of some hidden flower that gave its best gift to the darkness.
BELLA DONNAROBERT HICHENS
I might have put him on a false scent, just as cleverly and unsuspiciously as I dare say he could put me; but I've not done it.
ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
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WORDS RELATED TO SCENT

  • been malodorous
  • funked
  • reeked
  • smelt to high heaven
  • stenched
  • stunk
  • whiffed
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