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foul air

noun as in miasma


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Back and forth—back and forth—fresh air and foul air—gleaming lights, then dense blackness—so the hours passed.

Of these, the former is blackened by foul air, and in oil, the latter is wanting in body.

It is, however, apt to be injured both by foul air and exposure.

Does not the lawyer spend all his days either in a dusty office or in the foul air of a court-room?

He had to scheme for each scant breath he drew, spreading the dress and collapsing it at short intervals to renew the foul air.

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On this page you'll find 15 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to foul air, such as: fetor, fumes, gas, mephitis, odor, and pollution.

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