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He even claims that hen partridges conceive just by smelling the scent of males.

Once I even got a Durian—Asian fruit notorious for smelling like a sweaty sock—which did not make me popular that month.

Says my wife, returning from the shower be-robed, towel-turbaned, and still smelling faintly of not-made-from-concentrate.

The clinic, a large house surrounded by single-family homes, is immaculate, smelling of fresh cilantro and coffee beans.

The army met the stone-throwing with a fecal-smelling concoction called "skunk" and later with tear gas.

This was not a bad idea, although the stranger shuddered as he thought of his ill-smelling stateroom and short berth.

To what purpose do you bring me frankincense from Saba, and the sweet smelling cane from a far country?

A War Office extinguisher from under which only a few evil-smelling phrases escape.

Inside were twelve ginger cookies with scalloped edges, smelling faintly of cinnamon and sugar.

But the foreigners' brushes, and their little tubes of ill-smelling gum colored with dead hues!

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On this page you'll find 78 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to smelling, such as: corrupt, disgusting, moldy, noxious, overripe, and putrid.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.