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noun as in mud

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It might be coming from bacteria in the guts of livestock, or decomposing sludge in landfills.

He says the landfill won’t accept sludge and drywall — stinky smell culprits — and that worries about road access are misguided.

This can fill rivers and lakes with toxic sludge, endangering wildlife and drinking water supplies.

While cameras were rolling, she challenged five barefoot children to make their way from one side of the pool to the other without getting stuck in the sludge.

A wave of dark, gray sludge spread over 300 acres, as deep as 6 feet, downing power lines, pushing a home off its foundation and filling a nearby river with toxins.

Forensic tests showed the birds died after becoming coated in sludge, Hubbard said.

They also used the powers of their separate agencies to cite waste haulers for spilling sludge along roadways.

Meat, dairy, and processed foods” should be avoided, she says, because they are “tracking toxic sludge through your baby house.

Rain had fallen heavily overnight and the streets were caked in sludge.

They describe their genre as “SURF SEX SLUDGE AND GARBAGE,” and grew up rocking out to Elvis.

When the flood went down, I found it near the middle of the parairy, half buried in the sludge.

A soft sludge as it came noiselessly to rest beneath the glazed chintz awnings of the Butterfly Center station.

The sludge was then lifted and thrown upon an inclined screen and down the shoot over the side of the bank.

In the mean time, Rust and Sludge became exceedingly sociable.

Sludge must be right in this; otherwise the theologians would not have had such a successful run.


On this page you'll find 21 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to sludge, such as: goo, grease, gunk, muck, sediment, and silt.

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