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adjective as in inflamed

adjective as in toxic


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Through the Wastewater Innovation and Environmental Justice lab, which is being launched this month, representatives from Lowndes County, Navajo Nation and other affected areas will be part of the design team for the high-tech septic tank.

Even those with septic tanks find that they often fail in the dense, waterlogged soil.

Flowers, who was named a MacArthur Foundation “genius” in October, is working on a new kind of septic system.

There are now options for radon and lead paint inspections, and inspection of wells and septic systems that are more commonly found in outlying areas.

These toilets dump into overflowing septic tanks or into local rivers and lakes.

Reports that the bodies of the children had been ‘dumped’ in a septic tank have, however, proved to be wide of the mark.

I'm talking about what's called biogas, produced by treating the septic tanks attached to toilets.

When Pope John Paul II died of septic shock and heart failure, in April 2005, he was 84.

That terrible attack of septic pneumonia in New York, as we now know, left the heart injured and the lungs weakened.

Think, Gentlemen, of a child in the last stages of septic peritonitis, practically dead.

Of all the anti-septic agents used for the purposes mentioned boracic acid is the favorite, and salicylic acid next in choice.

Various other anti-septic agents are used and combined in different ways, according to the results of experiments.

It lays the orbit open to the possibility of septic infection.

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On this page you'll find 475 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to septic, such as: fevered, infected, irritated, sore, swollen, and blistered.

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