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  • adj. Not perfumed.


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perfume +‎ -ed


  • The rest of the time I loved being around her, unperfumed at her home, where she taught me how to cheat at gin rummy, fixed me snacks featuring mayo, and tried to get me hooked on Perry Mason reruns.

    Roseanne Archy

  • Using your favorite unperfumed cleansing cream or milk, add any of the following aromatherapy oils, either singly or in combination for each skin type.

    Homemade Skin Cleansing Cream Recipes

  • Or did the high idea die out of them, and leave their unperfumed body as its tomb and tablet, announcing to all that the celestial inhabitant, who once gave them beauty, had departed?

    The Transcendentalist

  • She shivered a trifle and leaned near him, unperfumed now except for a sunny odor of woman.

    A Knight of Ghosts and Shadows

  • She seemed to fall towards him, to lean suddenly like a tree in a gale -- he smelt a fresh, sweet smell of clean cotton underclothing, of a plain soap, of free unperfumed hair ... then she was in his arms, and he was kissing her warm, shy mouth, feeling that for this moment he had been born.

    Joanna Godden

  • "'Few women pass unperfumed to the grave,'" quoted Malcolm Sage.

    Malcolm Sage, Detective

  • He did not wish to say anything about the ocean fish, for they inspired him with the same indifference as those cold and unperfumed boats that were ignorant of olive oil, and all that was cooked with "pomade."

    Mare Nostrum (Our Sea) A Novel

  • Boswell and Johnson remembered their experiences at the lonesome Susan house, where they lay in the deep weeds and were forgotten until morning by the harassed family; and they rolled their eyes occasionally, with apprehension lest the grinding of the wheels should cease, and some ghostly wall loom up at one side of their way, unlighted by a single glimmer and unperfumed by any whiff of supper.

    Old Caravan Days

  • The Sibyl, "speaking with inspired mouth, smileless, inornate, and unperfumed, pierces through centuries by the power of the god."

    A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers

  • This fragment is misquoted and misunderstood: for -- [Greek: gelastà] it should be [Greek: amuristà]. unperfumed, inornate lays, not redolent of art.

    The Literary Remains of Samuel Taylor Coleridge


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