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See definition of mephitis on Dictionary.com
  • as inmiasma
  • as inreek
  • as instench

synonyms for mephitis

  • fetor
  • fumes
  • gas
  • odor
  • pollution
  • reek
  • smell
  • smog
  • stench
  • stink
  • vapor
  • foul air
  • smell
  • stink
  • fetor
  • funk
  • malodor
  • noisomeness
  • redolence

antonyms for mephitis

MOST RELEVANT
  • perfume
  • sweetness
  • perfume
  • sweetness
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How to use mephitis in a sentence

"Mephitis," I gasped, and instantly put several feet more between us.
LITTLE BROTHERS OF THE AIROLIVE THORNE MILLER
Visher (1914:91), however, reported that Spilogale was much commoner than Mephitis in the early part of the century.
MAMMALS OF NORTHWESTERN SOUTH DAKOTAKENNETH W. ANDERSEN
The small mandibular ramus of a musteline referred by Dr. Roth to Mephitis suffocans, does not pertain to this genus and species.
THROUGH THE HEART OF PATAGONIAH. HESKETH PRICHARD
Soon a woman ka-wate (mephitis) came along with a vase and a gourd for water.
MYTHS AND LEGENDS OF CALIFORNIA AND THE OLD SOUTHWESTKATHARINE BERRY JUDSON
Mephitis is, however, purely American wherever he comes from.
BELFORD'S MAGAZINE, VOL II, NO. 10, MARCH 1889VARIOUS
Mephitis, me-fī′tis, n. a poisonous exhalation from the ground or from decaying substances—also Mephī′tism.
CHAMBERS'S TWENTIETH CENTURY DICTIONARY (PART 2 OF 4: E-M)VARIOUS
Because the odor is quite like Mephitis it is considered a so-called anti-spasmodic.
NEW, OLD, AND FORGOTTEN REMEDIES: PAPERS BY MANY WRITERSVARIOUS
Tortoises were very common, and the mephitis left frequent traces of his existence.
IN DARKEST AFRICA, VOL. 1; OR, THE QUEST, RESCUE AND RETREAT OF EMIN, GOVERNOR OF EQUATORIAHENRY MORTON STANLEY
The biggest one of the mephitis family lives in Texas, and that empire is not disposed to boast itself withal on that account.
BELFORD'S MAGAZINE, VOL II, NO. 10, MARCH 1889VARIOUS
Yet mephitis has the air of seeming rather to like, than to seek to avoid, mankind.
BELFORD'S MAGAZINE, VOL II, NO. 10, MARCH 1889VARIOUS
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WORDS RELATED TO MEPHITIS

  • fetor
  • foul air
  • fumes
  • gas
  • mephitis
  • odor
  • pollution
  • reek
  • smell
  • smog
  • stench
  • stink
  • vapor
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