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    redolent

    redolent - Dictionary definition and meaning for word redolent

    Definition
    (adj) serving to bring to mind
    Example Sentence
    • cannot forbear to close on this redolent literary note
    • a campaign redolent of machine politics
    Definition
    (adj) (used with `of' or `with') noticeably odorous
    Synonyms : smelling
    Example Sentence
    • the hall was redolent of floor wax
    • air redolent with the fumes of beer and whiskey
    Definition
    (adj) having a strong pleasant odor
    Synonyms : aromatic
    Example Sentence
    • the pine woods were more redolent
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for redolent

re-odo-lent: reminder of "odor".

red+(Rose)+olent; Red rose u lent has a pleasant smell

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re - odolent--> concentrate on odolent , which sounds like ODONIL, we use odonil in bathrooms for fragrance..

r + ED + OL --> DE + tt + OL --> fragrant

The smell of RED-ointment = redolent

This word is similar to rodent(rats)..how does a rodent smell!!

Break it as re (resemble)+ dol (Odonil) something which resemble odonil which is having pleasant odour

It also means to be strongly associated..hence a mnemonic for it would be "This red doll is redolent with my childhood"

re-DOLE-ent. Dole: the fruit company: fruits smell fruity(nice)

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