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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Disagreeable smoke, vapor or gas.

Usage examples (30)
  • If you breathe the fumes from the car engine, you will get sick.
  • Just breathing the fumes from the vinegar doesn't do it.
  • The heavy fumes from the crude oil filled my nostrils and bit into my lungs.
  • The noxious fumes from the White House are more than enough to cause gagging. for more
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