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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Of noxious stench from atmospheric pollution.

Usage examples (36)
  • Never heard anyone use 'mephitic; outside of Lovecraft.
  • The air was warm and charged with a pungent, almost mephitic odor.
  • Conan sniffed the air, more damp and mephitic of late than before.
  • The dark red dropping sizzled where it struck the moist, mephitic street. for more
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