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How to use foulness in a sentence

This resembled the old bilge-water of a ship for foulness, but both men and oxen drank of it with avidity.
ROBERT MOFFATDAVID J. DEANE
Though dogs I never did care for keeping, because it goes with drinking, foulness, and buffoonery!
A DESPERATE CHARACTER AND OTHER STORIESIVAN TURGENEV
Howard shut himself up in the cell and bore its darkness and foulness till nature could bear no more.
HISTORY OF THE ENGLISH PEOPLE, VOLUME VIII (OF 8)JOHN RICHARD GREEN
Milton makes his fiends too noble, and misses the foulness, inconstancy, and fury of wickedness.
THE STONES OF VENICE, VOLUME III (OF 3)JOHN RUSKIN
The first day, in spite of the cell's foulness, I laughed secretly at jailers and felt at peace, holding the world at bay.
LAZARREMARY HARTWELL CATHERWOOD
He saw its colours lying there plainly, shining, glittering, with none of the foulness of that lower world.
THE LATER LIFELOUIS COUPERUS
They asked no questions, but went where they were led, and the foulness of the close-packed steerage seemed to cling about them.
THE CATTLE-BARON'S DAUGHTERHAROLD BINDLOSS
What else in general is the wide-spread and spreading pestilence, but a living propagation of foulness, corruption, and death?
EPIDEMICS EXAMINED AND EXPLAINED: OR, LIVING GERMS PROVED BY ANALOGY TO BE A SOURCE OF DISEASEJOHN GROVE
The soldiers just reentering Maplewood smelled foulness and saw bright lights.
OPERATION TERRORWILLIAM FITZGERALD JENKINS
In such a desperate cause, a little stream Of blood might purge the foulness of their hearts If you'll prevent a deluge.Qu.
BEAUMONT & FLETCHER'S WORKS (8 OF 10)FRANCIS BEAUMONT
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO FOULNESS

  • decay
  • destitution
  • filth
  • filthiness
  • foulness
  • grubbiness
  • grunginess
  • impoverishment
  • indigence
  • poorness
  • seediness
  • smuttiness
  • squalor
  • starvation
  • uncleanliness
  • uncleanness
  • wretchedness
  • abuse
  • adulteration
  • blight
  • corruption
  • decomposition
  • defilement
  • desecration
  • deterioration
  • dirtying
  • fouling
  • foulness
  • greenhouse effect
  • impairment
  • impurity
  • infection
  • misuse
  • polluting
  • profanation
  • rottenness
  • spoliation
  • taint
  • tainting
  • uncleanness
  • vitiation
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