Redolent

I was reading this AM and the I saw that the word Redolent was the word of the day in the WordPress to write about.  Well, I had never had contact with the word so I did some research and found it to be very interesting and it also has a lot of interesting relatives also.  Again I like words, I lack knowledge enough to use many of them or comprehend them.  If I do use them, they will have to become a part of my everyday life.

Olfactory is a relative of redolent, I would never known that it is a sensory system within the body dealing with “to smell”.  I would have interpreted it as an old factory.  So I learned a couple of things today.  Now, a Latin Verb olère relates to smell.

A word a day keeps the dictionary away.

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