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A blast of fetid, stinking air struck his face, and he choked.
It has a discharge from the eyes, and a fetid, sanious discharge from the nose.
What of the babes who cry in fetid cellars for the light and are denied it?
For all the vaunted mechanisms of our time, the air here was heavy and fetid.
The fetid stench of an English prison ship could not abate his love of liberty and country.
He was as devoid of it as the fetid slime one treads underfoot in nightmares.
When he came to his senses again he found himself in the fetid hold of a ship.
A smell of decay—of death—and yet somehow of rank and fetid life.
With the moon-suit removed, he realized the atmosphere was fetid and stifling.
The exhaled breath has a peculiarly sickening and fetid odor.
early 15c., from Latin fetidus (commonly, but incorrectly, foetidus) "stinking," from fetere "have a bad smell, stink." Perhaps connected with fimus "dung," or with fumus "smoke."
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