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  • n  a pleasingly sweet olfactory property

  • It is the redolence of toasted cheese sandwiches, just like the ones his mother used to make.
  • It was a short monophonous melody with a delicate Oriental redolence, much like a lullaby or love song.
  • This wicked essence of sophistication is a cunning bouquet of precious wood oils, a jungle redolence imprisoned in an extract from the glands of sables.

  • Alex Salmond in BBC News
    Also, there is a very distant redolence of a tradition of French filmmaking and French comedy, which I quite enjoy. There's a hint of homage in the whole thing, but it's pretty subtle and doesn't require any foreknowledge of French cinema in order... Rowan Atkinson Melbourne Herald Sun,21985,21426398-2902,00.html&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNHHR-wYuzXm6INzRDUPr11Hsmvt1Q Mar 21, 2007 81540 109453 redolent Mr Salmond, who is Scotland's First Minister, said: With the real possibility of a balanced parliament at Westminster, the situation is redolent with real opportunity for Scotland and Wales. Both Labour and the Tories are threatening deep, harsh...

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