almond-scented love

Definitions

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  • adj. smelling of almond

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Their elegant, profuse, pale pink, almond-scented spring flowers fade to white and sometimes last on the trees for a couple weeks.

    Dr. Reese Halter: Japanese Cherry Blossoms Bring Smiles to Millions

  • Outside, as we walked down the street, we breathed delicious almond-scented wafts as we passed patisserie windows with perfect lines of beautifully decorated cakes.

    The Woman I Was Born to Be

  • She hovered behind me, and I caught a whiff of the almond-scented lotion she religiously rubbed on her skin.

    Lifted

  • When we arrive, the boys and girls are divided between two beige rectangular buildings that smell like seaweed, mildew, and almond-scented soap.

    Dont You Forget About Me

  • He stocks the shelves with clean towels, miniature shampoo bottles, and bars of almond-scented soap.

    A Thousand Splendid Suns

  • In every gonpo temple a silver bowl holding from four to six gallons is replenished annually with this almond-scented oil for the ever-burning light before the shrine of Buddha.

    Among the Tibetans

  • Tonight I could barely wait to slide under the thick white blanket of almond-scented bubbles.

    Maximum Security

  • Melanie puts almond-scented cream on them every night and her nails are smooth and translucent as lapidaried stones.

    A Maiden's Grave

  • There was a lovely garden, with everything in fruit and flower that could be desired; while, in the fields around, grew the aromatic gum, the canidia, or native lilac, with its clusters of purple blossoms, and the wattle, with its waving tufts of almond-scented flowers.

    Frank Oldfield Lost and Found

  • He lay face downwards on the earth and pressed it with his hands; he smelt the good smell of the grass and young bracken, and the sweet almond-scented blossom of the furze.

    The Divine Fire

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