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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Of or related to or containing a nonmetallic multivalent tasteless odorless water-insoluble element adj. - Characterized by oppressive heat and humidity; Harsh or corrosive in tone.

Usage examples (30)
  • The old man could be painted as a creature of the past, a purveyor of old prejudices with a "sulfurous" reputation, says Marine.
  • What's that sulfurous smell emanating from ABC-TV these days?
  • The atmosphere in the White House press room has grown sulfurous.
  • The ocean was obscured by a sulfurous sheath of airborne garbage. for more
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