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  • n. Plural form of potpourri.

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Examples

  • You'll also find fulfilling ways to use home-grown herbs and vegetables, entertain in garden-inspired splendor, craft with naturals, perfume your home with potpourris, offer gifts crafted from your garden, and much more!

    It May be Snowing Outside, But You Can Still Enjoy Growing your own Fresh Vegetables with Container Gardening

  • The bureaucrats author delusional science fiction, delirious potpourris of wishful thinking and grotesque projections, the customary backslapping and mutual admiration.

    The Expat Experts

  • Overuse of potpourris can contribute to stale closet odors.

    HOME COMFORTS

  • Although potpourris are not much good for removing odors, many of us enjoy their pleasant scents on our clothes or linens.

    HOME COMFORTS

  • Some people tout dried orange peel and various spice mixtures and potpourris as repellents.

    HOME COMFORTS

  • The strong odors of potpourris and sachets can most definitely keep you up at night.

    HOME COMFORTS

  • There are also potpourris of herbs, flowers, and spices; just read labels carefully to see that these are the sole ingredients.

    HOME COMFORTS

  • In every major city of the world, sweet aromas and heady scents waft out the doors of many shops specializing in scented soaps and candles, incense, potpourris, and aromatic oils.

    Brand Sense

  • So the feast of a beaten and beheaded martyr got conflated with long among birds, and that's why, nowadays, we line up to buy billions of dollars worth of cards trimmed with lace, chocolates in heart shaped boxes, floral potpourris of many scents, pillows embroidered with poems of the roses are red, violets are blue variety.

    CNN Transcript Feb 14, 2005

  • Various pilfered potpourris and candles filled it at one time, but it held all sorts of doll paraphenalia at one point.

    lazarus Diary Entry

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