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  • adjective scented, having an essence


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  • White & Orange, which is a mega-rich chocolate dough stuffed with -- get this -- chocolate chunks, white chocolate chunks and "essenced" with orange icing.

    The Full Feed from

  • America's response to the Deepwater Horizon spill is further proof that we as a nation have forgotten how to turn lemons into high-fructose corn syrup-based lemon essenced beverage.

    Ned Goldreyer: The Gulf Coast Was Ruined and All I Got Was This Lousy Sense of Doom

  • The lady cannot bear the noise of the larks and nightingales, hates your tedious summer days, and is sick at the sight of shady woods and purling streams; the husband wonders how any one can be pleased with the fooleries of plays and operas, and rails from morning to night at essenced fops and tawdry courtiers.

    The Coverley Papers

  • So there were broken rainbows in the tall pews, with a soft waving of fans to and fro in the essenced air, and a low rustle of silk.


  • The detestable arch-monk, Isaac, accompanied him in his flight, and thenceforth, to our relief, vanishes into the midnight, with the scourge of an accusing conscience sounding over him and the clutch of the demons on his gilded and essenced hair.

    Gathering Clouds: A Tale of the Days of St. Chrysostom

  • And the man of blood was there, with his long essenced hair,

    The Battle of Naseby

  • He passed Chrysostom unnoticed, except by a scowl, and entered, filling the room with the scent of his carefully curled, essenced, and gilded hair.

    Gathering Clouds: A Tale of the Days of St. Chrysostom

  • As for the richly dressed attendants, it seemed impossible to count the number of eunuchs and pages, of which the younger, specially chosen for their beauty, wore their hair in long, essenced curls.

    Gathering Clouds: A Tale of the Days of St. Chrysostom

  • He liked the public to think of him, exquisitely habited, his long essenced hair falling about his eyes, flinging forth a torrent of musky and mellifluous improvisation; as a matter of fact he was a very hard worker, laborious in the arts of composition.

    Some Diversions of a Man of Letters

  • And he hasn't much, it must be owned, for essenced it would go into half a volume, or less, and all over and above is pot-fuls of rich colour, spilt about almost at haphazard, permutations and combinations, giving the effect of genius.

    Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 101, October 31, 1891


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