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verb as in get very upset about


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The Walters Art Museum abruptly shut its doors for three weeks starting in mid-June after about half a dozen employees became ill from inhaling fumes from chemicals used to repair the roof of one of the museum’s buildings.

Inhaling any residual fumes from it could damage your airways or worsen any respiratory condition.

Last week, in partnership with The Texas Tribune and NBC Universal, we published a story about a family poisoned by carbon monoxide fumes in Houston during the severe winter storms and power failures in February.

Gas generators are the standard method of bringing power to the powerless, but the fumes, weight, and noise prevent these big engines from being in-home power supplies or good portable camping generators.

Yes, they could run on fumes for a bit, relying on long-standing relationships and ingrained behaviors to keep some semblance of their culture alive in the digital realm.

From Quartz

In 1639 Venner published a volume entitled "A Treatise" concerning the taking of the fume of tobacco.

But the contemplation of his grief disturbs his equanimity more and more, and he begins to fret and fume.

The Commissary continued to fume about the disgraceful charges brought against his men until they reached camp.

They could only stand with lowered heads and fume and rumble.

A colourless liquor comes over first, and then a thick white fume, which condenses into the transparent liquor above mentioned.

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On this page you'll find 40 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to fume, such as: bristle, chafe, rave, seethe, anger, and boil.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.