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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A vapor from a swamp. Also: A harmful influence.

Usage examples (39)
  • And with him came the miasma of that nauseating perfume.
  • It was an incredible stench, an almost overpowering miasma of decay.
  • Less certain is what kind of world this miasma of greenhouse gases will bring.
  • Success, material power, money, -- all of them illusions, miasma of the soul, blinding men to reality! for more
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