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noun as in emanation

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It is the moral effluvium out of which our modern civilization has constructed itself.

He shook a musty effluvium from his piebald clothes, overturned my inkstand, and went on with his insufferable nonsense.

His defensive armour is found in the fetid effluvium which, by a muscular exertion, he is capable of ejecting upon his pursuer.

The whole atmosphere of the islet, as well as a large circle around it, was impregnated with the fearful effluvium.

Its effluvium offended only one sense, affected only one set of sensation nerves.

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On this page you'll find 15 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to effluvium, such as: exhalation, exhaust, odor, smell, and vapor.

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