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 Meanings and Examples of ODOR
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odor
 n.  scent; property or quality of a thing that affects, stimulates, or is perceived by the sense of smell
Classic Sentence: (55 in 4 pages)
1  The hospitals stank of gangrene, the odor assaulting her nostrils long before the doors were reached, a sickish sweet smell that clung to her hands and hair and haunted her in her dreams.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER VIII
2  The negro was beside her, so close that she could smell the rank odor of him as he tried to drag her over the buggy side.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLIV
3  There was a half-empty bottle of whisky on the table by the bed and the room reeked with the odor.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER LVI
4  An odor of onions and the smoke of hot lard.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV
5  It may well be conceived, what an unsavory odor such a mass must exhale; worse than an Assyrian city in the plague, when the living are incompetent to bury the departed.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 91. The Pequod Meets The Rose-Bud.
6  It has an unspeakable, wild, Hindoo odor about it, such as may lurk in the vicinity of funereal pyres.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 96. The Try-Works.
7  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 Awakening By Kate Chopin
Get Context   In V
8  She inhaled the odor of the blossoms and thrust them into the bosom of her white morning gown.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Get Context   In XVIII
9  Outside the soft, monotonous splash of a fountain could be heard; the sound penetrated into the room with the heavy odor of jessamine that came through the open windows.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Get Context   In XXX
10  There was the hum of bees, and the musky odor of pinks filled the air.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Get Context   In XXXIX
11  And along with the thickening smoke they began to notice another circumstance, a strange, pungent odor.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 2
12  They were not sure that it was unpleasant, this odor; some might have called it sickening, but their taste in odors was not developed, and they were only sure that it was curious.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 2
13  It was an elemental odor, raw and crude; it was rich, almost rancid, sensual, and strong.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 2
14  The place had an odor for which there are no polite words; and it was sprinkled over with children, who raked in it from dawn till dark.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 2
15  The lard was finished on the floor above, and it came in little jets, like beautiful, wriggling, snow-white snakes of unpleasant odor.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 6
Example Sentence: (17 in 2 pages)
1  The odor of frying onions permeate the air.
2  I'm bracing myself to be met by heat, humidity and what Kerry describes as a pungent odor.
3  They fell a strong odor of sulphur emanate from the spring.
4  The summer air, the restful quiet, the odor of the flowers, and the drowsing murmur of the bees had had their effect.
5  Beyond, the blue smoke of the sugar house curled into the bluer skies, and the odor of the kettles reached in succulent deliciousness far and wide.
6  The only odor is a little bit corny - as it's made from corn!
7  When a hive is threatened, bees release a pheromone-like substance which is called an alarm odor.
8  Despite airing them for several hours, Martha could not rid her clothes of the pervasive odor of mothballs that clung to them.
9  A rancid odor filled the ship's galley and nauseated the crew.
10  For example, the defense of the skunk is a diabolic odor which repels its enemies.
11  She detected the odor of gas in the room.
12  The fields give forth an odor of spring.
13  Just as clothes dried outside adopt fresh air odors, so do clothes dried in musty basements, the more common scenario.
14  The gloomy skies and the odors from the mineral springs seemed to bode evil to those who settled in the area.
15  The odors from the kitchen should whet my appetite.