odors


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o·dors

olfactophobia, osmophobia, osphresiophobia, bromidosiphobia.
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This it is which administers to his delight in the manifold forms, and sounds, and odors and sentiments amid which he exists.
I mounted it, and vaguely expected the odors of Araby a gain.
Over the wall from the highway was a fringe of young trees and bushes, and here and there the wall itself was covered by a mass of blossoming woodbine that filled all the warm air far and near with its sweet summer odor.
Some of us, too," he concluded, "are very susceptible to strange odors.
I remember that odor from the time we went hunting with your electric rifle in the jungle, and got near the den in the rocks where the tigers lived.
The sun was low in the west, and the breeze soft and languorous that came up from the south, charged with the seductive odor of the sea.
The heated shells of these green unseasoned tenements gave out a pungent odor of scorching wood and resin.
The guide said that the mutton had no odor when he took it from the glacier; an hour's exposure to the sun had already begun the work of decomposition upon it.
Presently the appetizing odor of the cooking reached the Bishop's nostrils, and he sniffed it eagerly.
There also came to my nostrils a faintly pungent odor, and I could only assume that I had been overcome by some poisonous gas, but why I should retain my mental faculties and yet be unable to move I could not fathom.
The beaver, possessing an acute sense of smell, is soon attracted by the odor of the bait.
Now it is well known that when there are many of these flowers together their odor is so powerful that anyone who breathes it falls asleep, and if the sleeper is not carried away from the scent of the flowers, he sleeps on and on forever.