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verb as in perceive with the nose

verb as in have an odor

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When he slurred and smelled of alcohol, they ordered him out of the car for sobriety tests.

His tuxedo was an inch too short and smelled of fried chips.

It had rained while we were inside and the air in the alley smelled almost fresh.

It certainly smelled like something other than natural good vibes was fueling the impromptu dancing in the aisles.

Within hours of the images going up, a city newspaper smelled a story.

He did not know what the scent was, but it smelled rich and artificial, and he disliked to associate it with his new friend.

He would have smelled those fellows out before we were within forty rods of them.

Bruno smelled Jack, gave a short yelp and, lifting one of his paws, offered it to him.

The moment he smelled the moist earth of the river bank, he literally ran into the water and lay there.

He reached into the plastic container and drew forth a handful of brownish objects that smelled to Kieran like dried fruit.


On this page you'll find 21 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to smelled, such as: breathe, inhale, sniff, detect, snuff, and discover.

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