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Word of the Day 12/12/15 Redolent

Redolent (adjective)
redolent [red-l-uh nt]


adjective
1. having a pleasant odor; fragrant.
2. odorous or smelling (usually followed by of): redolent of garlic.
3. suggestive; reminiscent (usually followed by of): verse redolent of Shakespeare.

Synonyms
1. odorous, aromatic, odoriferous.

Origin: 1350-1400; Middle English < Latin redolent- (stem of redolēns), present participle of redolēre to emit odor, equivalent to red- red- + ol (ēre) to smell (akin to odor ) + -ent- -ent

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