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Usage examples for aromatic

  1. It seemed to Chester that it was only a matter of moments before they would be seen; but so far the party were unconscious of their presence, and a couple of dull red spots of light waxed and waned as the aromatic fumes of cigar smoke began to pervade the room. – Blind Policy by George Manville Fenn
  2. The smell of aromatic box on a hot summer of long ago is in our nostrils. – Mary Powell & Deborah's Diary by Anne Manning
  3. Strong lights and puzzling shadows played about the camp; there was an aromatic smell, and the air was keen and bracing. – The Lure of the North by Harold Bindloss
  4. In a moment the car was invaded by the scent of flowers and fruit and of something else strange and new and very aromatic. – Christopher and Columbus by Countess Elizabeth Von Arnim
  5. The air was warm and close, aromatic with the ghosts of ten thousand perished perfumes. – Red Masquerade by Louis Joseph Vance
  6. Berries variable in size, round, purplish- black, glossy with heavy bloom, persistent, firm; skin adherent, astringent; flesh green, translucent, juicy, tough, aromatic; poor in quality. – Manual of American Grape-Growing by U. P. Hedrick
  7. The rain had ceased, though the mist still drifted heavily down the gorge, and the aromatic smell of wood- smoke mingled with the scent of the pines. – For the Allinson Honor by Harold Bindloss
  8. Then I opened my book for consolation, and I read a great block of pompous verse out of 'The Deity', in the midst of which exercise, yielding to the softness of the hot and aromatic air, I fell fast asleep. – Father and Son by Edmund Gosse
  9. It passed through forests, aromatic with ripening nuts and changing leaves, and glorious in the colors of early Autumn. – The Red Acorn by John McElroy
  10. The former was made with either white or red wine, in which different aromatic ingredients were infused; and took its name from the particular sort of bag, termed Hippocrates's Sleeve, through which it was strained.... – Early English Meals and Manners by Various
  11. Aromatic wood- smoke hung about the camp in a thin blue haze. – Partners of the Out-Trail by Harold Bindloss
  12. At the same time, there is more sunshine to impart those aromatic qualities which are so much relished by smokers of tobacco. – Tobacco; Its History, Varieties, Culture, Manufacture and Commerce by E. R. Billings
  13. Then he built a fire of cypress and cedar and other aromatic woods, to make a sweet savour, and, entering the inner chamber of the temple, he offered a prayer to Ningirsu. – History Of Egypt, Chaldæa, Syria, Babylonia, And Assyria In The Light Of Recent Discovery by L.W. King and H.R. Hall
  14. The smell of dust and blood mingled with the aromatic perfume of the cressets. – The Flying Legion by George Allan England
  15. It would probably partake of the aromatic properties of the plant from which it was derived. – Locusts and Wild Honey by John Burroughs
  16. She was proud every sundown of the little clearing she had made, and stood, tired and content, to watch the piled brush burn, sending up aromatic smoke and curious, dull flames very high into the still air. – The Branding Iron by Katharine Newlin Burt
  17. At Newera Ellia it loses much of its fine flavor, although it is still highly aromatic. – Eight Years' Wandering in Ceylon by Samuel White Baker
  18. The amount and kind of volatile products formed can be somewhat regulated through the fermentation process by the use of special flours and the addition of materials that produce specific fermentation changes and desirable aromatic compounds. – Human Foods and Their Nutritive Value by Harry Snyder
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