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noun as in pollution, gair

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To create that all-important alcohol content, the fumes are circulated out of the still into condensers.

Fumes filled the arena, engines revved, and the beastly vehicles made their way out on to the spotlight.

The smells of roasting maize, diesel fumes, and floral soap from the streets of Harare are still seared into my brain.

The stench of the backed-up toilets combines with the fumes of garbage fermenting in the midday sun.

But inhale the fumes of Republican rhetoric more deeply, and a more mind-blowing reality comes into focus.

In smoking, they swallow the fumes of the tobacco which causes intoxication for a time.

The champagne was cold, and its subtle fumes played fantastic tricks with Edna's memory that night.

While they were talking another shell entered the small apartment, exploded, and filled the air with dust and stifling fumes.

And while the men breathed the bitter fumes, Chew-chew threatened the angry god and commanded him to go away.

Each sprite of aromatic perfume when released plunged into noiseless tumult with opposing fumes.


On this page you'll find 14 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to fumes, such as: effluvium, exhalation, exhaust, haze, miasma, and reek.

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