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redolent
used in Moby Dick

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reminiscent (serving to bring to mind)

or:

or smelling like something; or having a sweet fragrance
  • 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?
    Chapters 91-93 -- The Pequod Meets The Rose-Bud; Ambergris; The Castaway (68% in)

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