Definitions

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  • v. Present participle of scent.

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Examples

  • Deodorant, shampoo/conditioner/hair product, laundry soap, face creams and sunscreens, even makeup all contain scenting agents.

    Archive 2006-11-01

  • He stood there like something carved, then reached up and pulled his hat off and ran his fingers through his hair, shifting his weight uneasily, like a stag scenting danger.

    Wild Blood

  • He asked if I would like a "scenting" of cherry on the couch, but when we mentioned we had small children, he said to skip the smell because some children can be sensitive to it.

    Giving the Old Family Couch a Good Sudsing

  • But after a while one grows tired of "scenting" roses; and even the trying to walk straight across the bowling-green with her eyes shut, from the arbor at one side to the arbor exactly like it at the other, grew stupid, though no doubt it would have been capital fun with a companion to applaud or criticize.

    The Cuckoo Clock

  • But after a while one grows tired of "scenting" roses; and even the trying to walk straight across the bowling-green with her eyes shut, from the arbour at one side to the arbour exactly like it at the other, grew stupid, though no doubt it would have been capital fun with a companion to applaud or criticize.

    The Cuckoo Clock

  • "There is, besides, an excellent kind of scenting dogs, though small, yet worthy of estimation.

    The Dog

  • He did not know that it was a wolverine, standing outside, all a-trembling with its own daring, and cautiously scenting out the contents of the cave.

    The Wall of the World

  • Scotland expected, scenting vulnerability in an England squad stuffed with tyros, but the opening summed up what was to come.

    Brad Barritt revels in England's rock-like solidarity against Scotland

  • BURNABLES For scenting, Jo Malone the real live person rather than the brand, which I did some work for in the past has just launched a new company, Jo Loves.

    In the Mood for Stuff You Can Burn, Eat or Read

  • Just as there is something rather decadent and fantastic about heating the outdoors, so it is with scenting the open air!

    In the Mood for Fragrant Nights in the Garden

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