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pleasant odor
aroma
What a smoker may describe as a rich aroma, a nonsmoker may consider a disgusting stench.
having a pleasant odor
fragrant
A florist's shop is a fragrant place.
fusty
musty
To rid the unused room of its fusty smell, we opened the windows and let the fresh air in.
incense
substance yeilding a pleasant odor when burned
Ancient Greek and Roman worshipers often burned incense to please their gods.
malodorous
ill-smelling
Brewing coffee makes the kitchen aromatic; boiling cabbage makes it malodorous.
noisome
disgusting
Buses discharge noisome exhaust fumes that offend our nostrils.
olfactory
pertaining to the sense of smell
Because of their superior olfactory sense, bloodhounds can pick up the trails of fleeing criminals.
pungent
sharp in smell or taste
As she sliced the onions, the pungent fumes made her eyes tear.
putrid
corrupt
Any system that requires applicants for promotion to pay bribes is putrid.
rancid
unpleasant to smell or taste from being spoiled or stale
If butter or fish has a rancid odor, it is unfit to eat.
rank
extreme
Many felt that the murderer's acquittal on the grounds of insanity was a rank injustice.