The insect braves with impunity the strongest odours and mephitic miasmas.
Was the embryo ripe, that the womb had become its mephitic prison?
The warm, sluggish air lay about him, mephitic in its touch.
But the heat and mephitic vapors of his native isle revenged him.
Its mephitic influence in society is too palpable to be overlooked.
My own nostrils were filled by ...