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    fragrance or scent

    hello,
    is there any difference between fragrance and scent? (i.e. can we say fragrance is usually manmade(produced) but scent is natural (scent of a woman!) and do both refer to pleasant smell?

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    #2

    Re: fragrance or scent

    You are correct, though I see them as quite interchangeable.

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    Re: fragrance or scent

    I am not sure whether they are interchangeable or not?
    anyone?


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    Re: fragrance or scent

    Quote Originally Posted by light View Post
    I am not sure whether they are interchangeable or not?
    anyone?
    Not to me.

    Fragrance has a lighter connotation than scent.

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    Re: fragrance or scent

    Quote Originally Posted by Anglika View Post
    Not to me.

    Fragrance has a lighter connotation than scent.

    meaning you do not use them interchangeably?

    and what to you mean by lighter connotation? can you give some examples?
    thansks in advance


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    Re: fragrance or scent

    The primrose has a pleasant fragrance which wafts on the breeze.

    A rose has a tea-like scent that hangs in the air.

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    Re: fragrance or scent

    thank you so much
    I love it when someone explains things in detail

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