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  • M. Bouc's tone was redolent of heartfelt disgust.   (source)
    redolent = filled with (brought to mind)
  • …in my every cell, along with the DNA, are molecules of topsoil and atrazine and paraquat and anhydrous ammonia and diesel fuel and plant dust, and also molecules of memory: the bracing summer chill of floating on my back in Mel's pond, staring at the sky; the exotic redolence of the dresses in my mother's closet; the sharp odor of wet tomato vines; the stripes of pain my father's belt laid across my skin; the deep chill of waiting for the school bus in the blue of a winter's dawn.†   (source)
  • From a certain angle, the spring seems so calm: warm, tender, each night redolent and composed.†   (source)
  • What male of the Gilead period could resist the possibility of fatherhood, so redolent of status, so highly prized?†   (source)
  • They weren't that close — "Who died?" said Janet, swaying over us, a frizzy, silk-bloused presence redolent of weed and beauty products.†   (source)
  • The pale green buds were sticky with resin and redolent of rotting fruit.†   (source)
  • The carriages rolled past Sitting Bull's Cabin, the Lapland Village, the compound of the allegedly cannibalistic Dahomans, and, directly opposite, the California Ostrich Farm, redolent of simmering butter and eggs.†   (source)
  • I poked around, catching an occasional trace of some childhood redolence.†   (source)
  • Florentino Ariza was looking after his guests in the main salon of the ship, still redolent of fresh paint and tar, when there was a burst of applause on the docks, and the band struck up a triumphal march.†   (source)
  • A furry redolence of cinnamon arose from the sack, wafted across Jessica.†   (source)
  • The tip of her nose is slightly red, her hair windblown and redolent of the ocean breeze.†   (source)
  • The air was redolent with roast pork, sauerkraut, and oven potatoes: David's favorite meal.†   (source)
  • But to the rabbits they were redolent with luxury, a feast to drive all other feelings out of mind.†   (source)
  • At that instant, Eragon's back ruptured in an explosion of agony so intense, he experienced it with all five senses: as a deafening, crashing waterfall of sound; a metallic taste that coated his tongue; an acrid, eye-watering stench in his nostrils, redolent of vinegar; pulsing colors; and, above all, the feeling that Durza had just laid open his back.†   (source)
  • 'It's split right down the middle,' said Major Sanderson, who had laced his lumpy GI shoes for the occasion and had slicked his charcoal-dull hair down with some stiffening and redolent tonic.†   (source)
  • The room was redolent of cloistered women.†   (source)
  • They multiplied prodigiously, hung abundantly from the trees, crowded the skies until they were redolent of yeast.†   (source)
  • The air was warm and redolent of oatmeal batter, chocolate, and roasting walnuts.†   (source)
  • It is redolent of the tawdry decadence of a far-flung but key imperial frontier.†   (source)
  • It swings open, accompanied by a flurry of dust, as if it has been sealed for ages, and we step into a meadow redolent of roses.†   (source)
  • Never had Alessandro seen anything like this scarab-shaped city sitting on water, redolent of beauty and the passage of time.†   (source)
  • The place was crowded with people, most of them elderly, spooning their borscht and munching at potato pirogen; and a great noise of Yiddish—a venerable roar—filled the dank and redolent air with unfathomable gutturals, as of many wattled old throats gargling on chicken fat.†   (source)
  • For, tonight, those years before her fall, in her aunt's dark house? that house which smelled always of clothes kept too long in closets, and of old women; which was redolent of their gossip, and was pervaded, somehow, by the odor of the lemon her aunt took in her tea, and by the odor of frying fish, and of the still that someone kept in the basement? came before her, entire and overwhelming; and she remembered herself, entering any room in which her aunt might be sitting, responding…†   (source)
  • They were, he said, "the speckled progeny of a vile conjunction, redolent with lurking treason to the Union": Between them and me, henceforth and forever, a high wall and a deep ditch!†   (source)
  • I tasted, and it was perfect-swimming with oysters from my reef and flecks of golden pork, redolent with leaves of bay and basil and rosemary, with the glass of island wine tossed in at the last: it has been my infallible recipe.†   (source)
  • The hotel is redolent of the city's social history.
    redolent = serves to bring to mind
  • I think the soaked concrete of the borough must smell a little of Venice, or what I imagine of Venice, a redolence consumptive, intestinal.†   (source)
  • Her hair was unwashed and heavy and unsweetly redolent but to me it was a perfect mane.†   (source)
  • His breath was redolent of tobacco; there was the smell of Brylcreem and sweat.†   (source)
  • The air was redolent with the scents of saffron, cinnamon, cloves, pepper, and other costly spices.†   (source)
  • They were both intimidated, they could not understand what they were doing so far from their youth on a terrace with checkerboard tiles in a house that belonged to no one and that was still redolent of cemetery flowers.†   (source)
  • "Not since that summer," she says, and retreats with her vulture face and vulture fingernails into the redolent dark.†   (source)
  • The last days of May 1944 in Saint-Malo feel to Marie-Laure like the last days of May 1940 in Paris: huge and swollen and redolent.†   (source)
  • The wine was sweet and strong, redolent with the smell of eastern spices, much superior to the thin Ghiscari wines that had filled her cup of late.†   (source)
  • Built into what appeared to have been the abandoned building, the Tavern was dingy and faintly redolent of mildewed wood, but surprisingly large.†   (source)
  • Hot air, redolent with the scents of cooking—carrots and onions and potatoes—rushed and swirled around her.†   (source)
  • With hundreds of horses, dogs, and men squeezed underneath one roof, the floors slimy with mud and melting snow, horseshit, dog turds, and even human feces, the air redolent with the smells of wet dog, wet wool, and sodden horse blankets, there was no comfort to be found amongst the crowded benches, but there was food.†   (source)
  • Kenny's high-pitched cackle drifted back on the redolent darkness that trembled at the edge of summer.†   (source)
  • The clean, Spartan room was redolent of Sunday.†   (source)
  • A balmy, soft warmth poured into the room, heavy with velvety smells, redolent of many blossoms, of newly fledged trees and of the moist, freshly turned red earth.†   (source)
  • You can almost feel the warm breath of the brown river beyond the river warehouses with their faint redolences of bananas and coffee.†   (source)
  • Hence we always try to work away from the natural condition of any pleasure to that in which it is least natural, least redolent of its Maker, and least pleasurable.†   (source)
  • Some minutes later, as he was driving down a back street redolent of fried fish and urine, a woman screaming in agony, her groin dripping blood, stretched out her arms toward him.†   (source)
  • She began to fuss with her hair and blouse, arch her short neck, smile in a way that would reveal her temporary gold crown, dowse herself with densely redolent perfume.†   (source)
  • They sauntered on trailing a languid wake of flesh and perfume, redolent for all the ten foot gap between them, emphasizing by denying their corruption.†   (source)
  • The barbecue had reached its peak and the warm air was full of laughter and talk, the click of silver on porcelain and the rich heavy smells of roasting meats and redolent gravies.†   (source)
  • He laid the tins on their sides and with the sharp edge of the shovel he pierced them, the sand beneath them darkening as the whiskey spurted and poured, the sunny solitude, the air, becoming redolent with alcohol.†   (source)
  • A great grease-spot, redolent of manures and buttermilk!†   (source)
  • Princeton of the daytime filtered slowly into his consciousness—West and Reunion, redolent of the sixties, Seventy-nine Hall, brick-red and arrogant, Upper and Lower Pyne, aristocratic Elizabethan ladies not quite content to live among shopkeepers, and, topping all, climbing with clear blue aspiration, the great dreaming spires of Holder and Cleveland towers.†   (source)
  • And so, when she read aloud the prose of George Sand, prose which is everywhere redolent of that generosity and moral distinction which Mamma had learned from my grandmother to place above all other qualities in life, and which I was not to teach her until much later to refrain from placing, in the same way, above all other qualities in literature; taking pains to banish from her voice any weakness or affectation which might have blocked its channel for that powerful stream of…†   (source)
  • The feast consisted of a pot-au-feu, which Miss Chalice had made, of a leg of mut ton roasted round the corner and brought round hot and savoury (Miss Chalice had cooked the potatoes, and the studio was redolent of the carrots she had fried; fried carrots were her specialty); and this was to be followed by poires flambees, pears with burning brandy, which Cronshaw had volunteered to make.†   (source)
  • She saw a large, empty, shadowy play-house, still redolent of the perfumes and blazonry of the night, and notable for its rich, oriental appearance.†   (source)
  • The dry, sweet, tangy canyon smells returned to her—of fresh-cut timber, of wood smoke, of the cabin fire with its steaming pots, of flowers and earth, and of the wet stones, of the redolent pines and the pungent cedars.†   (source)
  • The image hovered out there in space, remote and yet as near as his senses—it was a body: dull, whitish flesh, steaming, redolent, sticky; its skin blemished with natural defects, blotches, pimples, discolorations, cracks, and hard, scaly spots, and covered with the delicate currents and whorls of rudimentary, downy lanugo.†   (source)
  • And the entire neighborhood in which it stood was very faintly and yet not agreeably redolent of a commercial life which had long since moved farther south, if not west.†   (source)
  • A rather fast crowd had come out, who drank cocktails in limousines and were promiscuously condescending and patronizing toward older people, and Eleanor with an esprit that hinted strongly of the boulevards, led many innocents still redolent of St. Timothy's and Farmington, into paths of Bohemian naughtiness.†   (source)
  • Yet when he called the same evening after visiting Short, his manner redolent of a fairly worth-while achievement, she merely said, after listening to his explanation in as receptive a manner as she could: "Do you know just where this is, Clyde?†   (source)
  • As warm and bright as so much state may be, as delicately redolent of pleasant scents that bear no trace of winter as hothouse flowers can make it, soft and hushed so that the ticking of the clocks and the crisp burning of the fires alone disturb the stillness in the rooms, it seems to wrap those chilled bones of Sir Leicester's in rainbow-coloured wool.†   (source)
  • The child carried in a sling by the laden peasant woman toiling home, was quieted with picked-up grapes; the idiot sunning his big goitre under the leaves of the wooden chalet by the way to the Waterfall, sat Munching grapes; the breath of the cows and goats was redolent of leaves and stalks of grapes; the company in every little cabaret were eating, drinking, talking grapes.†   (source)
  • The odour which now filled the refectory was scarcely more appetising than that which had regaled our nostrils at breakfast: the dinner was served in two huge tin-plated vessels, whence rose a strong steam redolent of rancid fat.†   (source)
  • He quickly entered the small reception room with its still-unplastered wooden walls redolent of pine, and would have gone farther, but Anton ran ahead on tiptoe and knocked at a door.†   (source)
  • According to their different social positions they wore tail-coats, overcoats, shooting jackets, cutaway-coats; fine tail-coats, redolent of family respectability, that only came out of the wardrobe on state occasions; overcoats with long tails flapping in the wind and round capes and pockets like sacks; shooting jackets of coarse cloth, generally worn with a cap with a brass-bound peak; very short cutaway-coats with two small buttons in the back, close together like a pair of eyes,…†   (source)
  • Must it not be to that famous elephant, with jewelled tusks, and redolent with myrrh, which was led out of an Indian town to do honour to Alexander the Great?†   (source)
  • My companion gave a sigh of pleased surprise and enjoyment; nor did I wonder, for the garden between the wall and the house was redolent of the June flowers, and the roses were rolling over one another with that delicious superabundance of small well-tended gardens which at first sight takes away all thought from the beholder save that of beauty.†   (source)
  • The wine was of the best; the hall was redolent of rich summer flowers; and after supper we not only had music (Annie, to my mind, surpassing all the others for sweetness and clearness of voice, as well as for feeling and meaning), but at last we even got to telling stories, and sat there listening, with no other light but that of the summer moon streaming through the beautiful traceries of the windows, as if we had belonged to time long passed, when books were scarce and the art of…†   (source)
  • But one thing thou wilt not deny, Sancho; when thou camest close to her didst thou not perceive a Sabaean odour, an aromatic fragrance, a, I know not what, delicious, that I cannot find a name for; I mean a redolence, an exhalation, as if thou wert in the shop of some dainty glover?†   (source)
  • It was a warm day, redolent with grass and flower scents.†   (source)
  • …goods, parceling out his house
    to his mother and the man who weds the queen."
    So they scoffed

    but Telemachus headed down to his father's storeroom,
    broad and vaulted, piled high with gold and bronze,
    chests packed with clothing, vats of redolent oil.
    And there, standing in close ranks against the wall,
    were jars of seasoned, mellow wine, holding the drink
    unmixed inside them, fit for a god, waiting the day
    Odysseus, worn by hardship, might come home again.
    Doors, snugly…†   (source)
  • Similar hair cascaded over thickset shoulders to mingle with the hair of the cloak, which, in spite of its new use, was still pungently redolent of its former owner.†   (source)
  • But a good many others, /e. g./, /to bulldoze/, /to hornswoggle/ and /to scoot/, were genuine inventions, and redolent of the soil.†   (source)
  • Stephen, that is when the accosting figure came to close quarters, though he was not in an over sober state himself recognised Corley's breath redolent of rotten cornjuice.†   (source)
  • The truncated conical crater summit of the diminutive volcano emitted a vertical and serpentine fume redolent of aromatic oriental incense.†   (source)
  • …Lynch's choice tea at 2/— per lb in a crinkled leadpaper bag, a cylindrical canister containing the best crystallised lump sugar, two onions, one, the larger, Spanish, entire, the other, smaller, Irish, bisected with augmented surface and more redolent, a jar of Irish Model Dairy's cream, a jug of brown crockery containing a naggin and a quarter of soured adulterated milk, converted by heat into water, acidulous serum and semisolidified curds, which added to the quantity subtracted for…†   (source)
  • On more than one occasion, a dozen at the lowest, near the North Bull at Dollymount he had remarked a superannuated old salt, evidently derelict, seated habitually near the not particularly redolent sea on the wall, staring quite obliviously at it and it at him, dreaming of fresh woods and pastures new as someone somewhere sings.†   (source)
  • A pair of new inodorous halfsilk black ladies' hose, a pair of new violet garters, a pair of outsize ladies' drawers of India mull, cut on generous lines, redolent of opoponax, jessamine and Muratti's Turkish cigarettes and containing a long bright steel safety pin, folded curvilinear, a camisole of batiste with thin lace border, an accordion underskirt of blue silk moirette, all these objects being disposed irregularly on the top of a rectangular trunk, quadruple battened, having…†   (source)
  • …terrestrial hemispheres, in all habitable lands and islands explored or unexplored (the land of the midnight sun, the islands of the blessed, the isles of Greece, the land of promise), of adipose anterior and posterior female hemispheres, redolent of milk and honey and of excretory sanguine and seminal warmth, reminiscent of secular families of curves of amplitude, insusceptible of moods of impression or of contrarieties of expression, expressive of mute immutable mature animality.†   (source)
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