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It is the moral effluvium out of which our modern civilization has constructed itself.
ISLAM HER MORAL AND SPIRITUAL VALUEARTHUR GLYN LEONARD
He shook a musty effluvium from his piebald clothes, overturned my inkstand, and went on with his insufferable nonsense.
SIXES AND SEVENSO. HENRY
His defensive armour is found in the fetid effluvium which, by a muscular exertion, he is capable of ejecting upon his pursuer.
THE DESERT HOMEMAYNE REID
The whole atmosphere of the islet, as well as a large circle around it, was impregnated with the fearful effluvium.
THE HUNTERS' FEASTMAYNE REID
Its effluvium offended only one sense, affected only one set of sensation nerves.
OPERATION TERRORWILLIAM FITZGERALD JENKINS
Inside, a thick effluvium hit his nose, and Gordon turned to see Mother Corey's huge bulk waddling down the hall.
POLICE YOUR PLANETLESTER DEL REY
Some consider also that we inhale the effluvium arising from it, which has the like effect.
WILLIAM CLAYTON'S JOURNALWILLIAM CLAYTON
Which is more easily conceivable in a continued and tenacious effluvium, whereof a great part retreats into its body.
THE WORKS OF SIR THOMAS BROWNE (VOLUME 1 OF 3)THOMAS BROWNE
The experienced brewer is much guided in his operations by the peculiarity of this effluvium.
A DICTIONARY OF ARTS, MANUFACTURES AND MINESANDREW URE
It was the divine breath which passed over the little Church, and filled it with a celestial effluvium.
THE GREAT EVENTS BY FAMOUS HISTORIANS, VOLUME 03VARIOUS
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WORDS RELATED TO EFFLUVIUM

  • air
  • aroma
  • bouquet
  • effluvium
  • efflux
  • emanation
  • essence
  • exhalation
  • flavor
  • fragrance
  • musk
  • perfume
  • pungence
  • pungency
  • redolence
  • smell
  • snuff
  • stench
  • stink
  • tang
  • tincture
  • trail
  • whiff
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