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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Something especially subtle and invisible that flows out or issues forth. (Plural).

Usage examples (39)
  • A novel indoor air quality investigation was associated with carbon dioxide and methane accumulation, presumably from effluvia from geologic sources
  • Our magic motor stopped, the doors swung open – and we must have been downwind because a certain effluvia crept over us.
  • Of the fatal effects of the effluvia from the excreta it would seem unnecessary to speak, were they not so constantly neglected.
  • Man, those gigs where you get all the effluvia are the sweetest ones. for more
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