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  • adj. Scented, having been given a pleasant smell.
  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of perfume.

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  • adj. having a natural fragrance
  • adj. filled or impregnated with perfume


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  • You will find it difficult to believe perhaps that Monsieur de Ramière, a young man of brilliant intellect, considerable talents and many estimable qualities, accustomed to salon triumphs and to adventures in perfumed boudoirs, had conceived a very durable passion for the housekeeper in the household of a small manufacturer in Brie.


  • His descriptions seemed steeped in odours, and his every phrase perfumed in ottar of roses.

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  • One fragrance that perhaps tickles the olfactory nerve with more delicacy than all others and might be called a perfumed "dream," comes from baking a garlic pie piping hot in the open, with Turkish Limburger as a substantial ingredient.

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  • Recalls the perfumed sleeves of him who is no longer here.

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  • The German word "gewürz" translates as "spicy" or "perfumed" -- either of which easily apply to the wine.

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  • The curious question of how exactly were my teas "perfumed" gets brought up often.

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  • Earlier in our life here, I also noted some very "perfumed" butter, which I soon was able to differentiate from natural tasting butter when I made my shopping selections.


  • The men having undressed to their loins, and stretched themselves at full length upon the Angareygs, were rubbed by the women with a kind of perfumed grease, much in the same manner as is used after coming out of the bath.

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  • It may be asked why I have put the F of 'perfumed' in capitals; and

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  • In his little garden, all bathed in soft light, his fruit trees in a row cast on the ground the shadow of their slender branches, scarcely in full leaf, while the giant honeysuckle, clinging to the wall of his house, exhaled a delicious sweetness, filling the warm moonlit atmosphere with a kind of perfumed soul.

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