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noun as in miasma

noun as in reek

noun as in stench

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"Mephitis," I gasped, and instantly put several feet more between us.

Visher (1914:91), however, reported that Spilogale was much commoner than Mephitis in the early part of the century.

The small mandibular ramus of a musteline referred by Dr. Roth to Mephitis suffocans, does not pertain to this genus and species.

Soon a woman ka-wate (mephitis) came along with a vase and a gourd for water.

Mephitis is, however, purely American wherever he comes from.

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On this page you'll find 33 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to mephitis, such as: fetor, fumes, gas, odor, pollution, and reek.

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