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vile

  • adjective satellite morally reprehensible
    worthless; unworthy; slimy; wretched; ugly; despicable.
    • would do something as despicable as murder
    • ugly crimes
    • the vile development of slavery appalled them
    • a slimy little liar
  • adjective satellite causing or able to cause nausea
    queasy; nauseous; offensive; loathsome; sickening; noisome; nauseating.
    • a nauseating smell
    • nauseous offal
    • a sickening stench

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foul

  • noun an act that violates the rules of a sport
  • verb hit a foul ball

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nonmedicinal

  • adjective satellite not having a medicinal effect or not medically prescribed
    unmedicinal; unmedicative; unmedical.
    • he took mind-altering drugs for nonmedicinal reasons

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strep

  • noun spherical Gram-positive bacteria occurring in pairs or chains; cause e.g. scarlet fever and tonsillitis
    streptococcus; streptococci.
  • adjective of or relating to or caused by streptococci
    streptococcal; streptococcic.

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rot

  • noun a state of decay usually accompanied by an offensive odor
    putrefaction.
  • noun (biology) the process of decay caused by bacterial or fungal action
    rotting; putrefaction; decomposition.

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travel-soiled

  • adjective satellite soiled from travel
    travel-stained.
    • travel-soiled clothes

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childbed

  • noun concluding state of pregnancy; from the onset of contractions to the birth of a child
    travail; lying-in; labor; parturiency; confinement; labour.
    • she was in labor for six hours

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physiological

  • adjective of or relating to the biological study of physiology
    • physiological psychology
    • Pavlov's physiological theories
  • adjective satellite of or consistent with an organism's normal functioning
    physiologic.
    • physiologic functions
    • physiological processes

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stinky

  • adjective having an unpleasant smell
    malodorous; unpleasant-smelling; ill-smelling; malodourous.
  • adjective satellite very bad
    stinking; shitty; crappy; lousy; rotten; icky.
    • a lousy play
    • it's a stinking world

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unpleasant

  • adjective disagreeable to the senses, to the mind, or feelings
    • an unpleasant personality
    • unpleasant repercussions
    • unpleasant odors

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microbe

  • noun a minute life form (especially a disease-causing bacterium); the term is not in technical use
    bug; germ.

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viral

  • adjective relating to or caused by a virus
    • viral infection

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sweet-scented

  • adjective satellite having a natural fragrance
    sweet-smelling; scented; odoriferous; perfumed; sweet; odorous.
    • odoriferous spices
    • the odorous air of the orchard
    • the perfumed air of June
    • scented flowers

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streptococcal_sore_throat

  • noun an infection of the oral pharynx and tonsils by streptococcus
    throat infection; streptococcus tonsilitis; septic sore throat; strep throat.

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transmission

  • noun the act of sending a message; causing a message to be transmitted
    transmittal; transmitting.
  • noun communication by means of transmitted signals

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biological

  • adjective pertaining to biology or to life and living things
    biologic.
  • adjective of parents and children; related by blood
    • biological child

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sooty

  • adjective satellite of the blackest black; similar to the color of jet or coal
    coal-black; jet-black; jet; pitchy.
  • adjective satellite covered with or as if with soot
    • a sooty chimney

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tea

  • noun a beverage made by steeping tea leaves in water
    • iced tea is a cooling drink
  • noun a light midafternoon meal of tea and sandwiches or cakes
    afternoon tea; teatime.
    • an Englishman would interrupt a war to have his afternoon tea

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almond

  • noun small bushy deciduous tree native to Asia and North Africa having pretty pink blossoms and highly prized edible nuts enclosed in a hard green hull; cultivated in southern Australia and California
    Amygdalus communis; Prunus dulcis; sweet almond; Prunus amygdalus.
  • noun oval-shaped edible seed of the almond tree

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sensation

  • noun an unelaborated elementary awareness of stimulation
    sense impression; sense experience; esthesis; aesthesis; sense datum.
    • a sensation of touch
  • noun someone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field
    mavin; champion; ace; genius; wizard; virtuoso; maven; adept; whiz; superstar; hotshot; star; whizz; wiz.

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perception

  • noun the representation of what is perceived; basic component in the formation of a concept
    percept; perceptual experience.
  • noun a way of conceiving something
    • Luther had a new perception of the Bible

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sordid

  • adjective satellite morally degraded
    seedy; seamy; squalid; sleazy.
    • a seedy district
    • the seamy side of life
    • sleazy characters hanging around casinos
    • sleazy storefronts with...dirt on the walls"- Seattle Weekly
    • the sordid details of his orgies stank under his very nostrils"- James Joyce
    • the squalid atmosphere of intrigue and betrayal
  • adjective satellite unethical or dishonest
    dirty.
    • dirty police officers
    • a sordid political campaign

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ototoxic

  • adjective satellite toxic to the organs of hearing or balance or to the auditory nerve
    • some drugs are ototoxic

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draggled

  • adjective satellite limp and soiled as if dragged in the mud
    bedraggled.
    • the beggar's bedraggled clothes
    • scarecrows in battered hats or draggled skirts
  • verb make wet and dirty, as from rain
    bedraggle; draggle.

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poisonous

  • adjective satellite having the qualities or effects of a poison
    toxicant.
  • adjective satellite not safe to eat

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zoological

  • adjective concerning the study of animals and their classification and properties
    • zoological research
  • adjective of or relating to animals or animal groups
    • zoological garden

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unwholesome

  • adjective detrimental to physical or moral well-being
    • unwholesome food
    • unwholesome habits like smoking

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rotten

  • adjective satellite very bad
    stinking; shitty; stinky; crappy; lousy; icky.
    • a lousy play
    • it's a stinking world
  • adjective satellite damaged by decay; hence unsound and useless
    rotted; decayed.
    • rotten floor boards
    • rotted beams
    • a decayed foundation

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rotted

  • adjective satellite damaged by decay; hence unsound and useless
    decayed; rotten.
    • rotten floor boards
    • rotted beams
    • a decayed foundation
  • verb break down
    moulder; molder; rot; decompose.
    • The bodies decomposed in the heat

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contaminative

  • adjective satellite making impure by contact or mixing

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disintegrative

  • adjective tending to cause breakup into constituent elements or parts

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communicable

  • adjective satellite (of disease) capable of being transmitted by infection
    transmittable; contagious; transmissible; catching; contractable.
  • adjective satellite readily communicated
    • communicable ideas

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ecologic

  • adjective characterized by the interdependence of living organisms in an environment
    ecological.
    • an ecological disaster
  • adjective of or relating to the science of ecology
    bionomic; ecological; bionomical.
    • ecological research

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unmedicinal

  • adjective satellite not having a medicinal effect or not medically prescribed
    nonmedicinal; unmedicative; unmedical.
    • he took mind-altering drugs for nonmedicinal reasons

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strong

  • adjective having strength or power greater than average or expected
    • a strong radio signal
    • strong medicine
    • a strong man
  • adjective satellite not faint or feeble
    • a strong odor of burning rubber

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unsterilized

  • adjective satellite not sterilized
    unsterilised.

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variola_vaccine

  • noun a local infection induced in humans by inoculation with the virus causing cowpox in order to confer resistance to smallpox; normally lasts three weeks and leaves a pitted scar
    variola vaccina; vaccina; variola vaccinia; vaccinia.

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dusty

  • adjective satellite covered with a layer of dust
    dust-covered.
    • a dusty pile of books
  • adjective satellite lacking originality or spontaneity; no longer new
    cold; stale; moth-eaten.
    • moth-eaten theories about race
    • stale news

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miasmic

  • adjective satellite of noxious stench from atmospheric pollution
    mephitic.
  • adjective satellite filled with vapor
    vapourous; miasmal; vaporous.
    • miasmic jungles
    • a vaporous bog

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cinnamon

  • noun aromatic bark used as a spice
    cinnamon bark.
  • noun tropical Asian tree with aromatic yellowish-brown bark; source of the spice cinnamon
    Ceylon cinnamon tree; Cinnamomum zeylanicum; Ceylon cinnamon.

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respiratory_tract_infection

  • noun any infection of the respiratory tract
    respiratory infection.

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putrefacient

  • adjective satellite causing or promoting bacterial putrefaction
    putrefactive.

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terefah

  • adjective satellite not conforming to dietary laws
    nonkosher; tref.

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apple

  • noun fruit with red or yellow or green skin and sweet to tart crisp whitish flesh
  • noun native Eurasian tree widely cultivated in many varieties for its firm rounded edible fruits
    orchard apple tree; Malus pumila.

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nauseating

  • adjective satellite causing or able to cause nausea
    queasy; vile; nauseous; offensive; loathsome; sickening; noisome.
    • a nauseating smell
    • nauseous offal
    • a sickening stench
  • verb upset and make nauseated
    nauseate; sicken; turn one's stomach.
    • The smell of the food turned the pregnant woman's stomach
    • The mold on the food sickened the diners

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eye

  • noun the organ of sight
    optic; oculus.
  • noun good discernment (either visually or as if visually)
    • she has an eye for fresh talent
    • he has an artist's eye

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toxoplasmosis

  • noun infection caused by parasites transmitted to humans from infected cats; if contracted by a pregnant woman it can result in serious damage to the fetus

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hordeolum

  • noun an infection of the sebaceous gland of the eyelid
    stye; eye infection; sty.

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ratty

  • adjective of or characteristic of rats
  • adjective satellite showing signs of wear and tear
    moth-eaten; tatty; shabby.
    • a ratty old overcoat
    • shabby furniture
    • an old house with dirty windows and tatty curtains

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germ

  • noun anything that provides inspiration for later work
    source; seed.
  • noun a small apparently simple structure (as a fertilized egg) from which new tissue can develop into a complete organism

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squalidness

  • noun sordid dirtiness
    sordidness; squalor.

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smuttiness

  • noun the state of being dirty with soot
    sootiness.
  • noun obscenity in speech or writing
    dirtiness.

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noisome

  • adjective satellite causing or able to cause nausea
    queasy; vile; nauseous; offensive; loathsome; sickening; nauseating.
    • a nauseating smell
    • nauseous offal
    • a sickening stench
  • adjective satellite offensively malodorous
    stinking; foul-smelling; foul; foetid; funky; smelly; fetid; ill-scented.
    • a foul odor
    • the kitchen smelled really funky

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oily

  • adjective satellite containing an unusual amount of grease or oil
    oleaginous; sebaceous; greasy.
    • greasy hamburgers
    • oily fried potatoes
    • oleaginous seeds
  • adjective satellite unpleasantly and excessively suave or ingratiating in manner or speech
    fulsome; buttery; unctuous; soapy; oleaginous; smarmy.
    • buttery praise
    • gave him a fulsome introduction
    • an oily sycophantic press agent
    • oleaginous hypocrisy
    • smarmy self-importance
    • the unctuous Uriah Heep
    • soapy compliments

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musk

  • noun an odorous glandular secretion from the male musk deer; used as a perfume fixative
  • noun the scent of a greasy glandular secretion from the male musk deer

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rich

  • noun people who have possessions and wealth (considered as a group)
    rich people.
    • only the very rich benefit from this legislation
  • adjective possessing material wealth
    • her father is extremely rich
    • many fond hopes are pinned on rich uncles

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moulder

  • verb break down
    molder; rot; decompose.
    • The bodies decomposed in the heat

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nonsocial

  • adjective satellite of plants and animals; not growing or living in groups or colonies
    solitary; nongregarious.
    • solitary bees

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infection

  • noun the pathological state resulting from the invasion of the body by pathogenic microorganisms
  • noun (phonetics) the alteration of a speech sound under the influence of a neighboring sound

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hurt

  • noun any physical damage to the body caused by violence or accident or fracture etc.
    harm; injury; trauma.
  • noun psychological suffering
    suffering; distress.
    • the death of his wife caused him great distress

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sore

  • noun an open skin infection
  • adjective satellite hurting
    raw; sensitive; tender.
    • the tender spot on his jaw

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bionomic

  • adjective of or relating to the science of ecology
    ecological; bionomical; ecologic.
    • ecological research

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disabling

  • adjective satellite that cripples or disables or incapacitates
    crippling; incapacitating.
    • a crippling injury
  • verb make unable to perform a certain action
    disenable; disable; incapacitate.
    • disable this command on your computer

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pollutant

  • noun waste matter that contaminates the water or air or soil

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throat_infection

  • noun an infection of the oral pharynx and tonsils by streptococcus
    streptococcal sore throat; streptococcus tonsilitis; septic sore throat; strep throat.

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transmissible

  • adjective satellite (of disease) capable of being transmitted by infection
    transmittable; contagious; communicable; catching; contractable.
  • adjective satellite occurring among members of a family usually by heredity
    familial; hereditary; genetic; transmitted; inherited.
    • an inherited disease
    • familial traits
    • genetically transmitted features

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science

  • noun a particular branch of scientific knowledge
    scientific discipline.
    • the science of genetics
  • noun ability to produce solutions in some problem domain
    skill.
    • the skill of a well-trained boxer
    • the sweet science of pugilism

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streptococcus

  • noun spherical Gram-positive bacteria occurring in pairs or chains; cause e.g. scarlet fever and tonsillitis
    streptococci; strep.

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sour

  • noun a cocktail made of a liquor (especially whiskey or gin) mixed with lemon or lime juice and sugar
  • noun the taste experience when vinegar or lemon juice is taken into the mouth
    tartness; sourness.

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pyemic

  • adjective of or relating to pyemia
    pyaemic.

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pyemia

  • noun septicemia caused by pus-forming bacteria being released from an abscess
    pyaemia.

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pollute

  • verb make impure
    foul; contaminate.
    • The industrial wastes polluted the lake

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tansy-smelling

  • adjective satellite smelling of tansy
    tansy-scented.

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honey

  • noun a sweet yellow liquid produced by bees
  • noun a beloved person; used as terms of endearment
    dear; dearest; love; beloved.

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shipping

  • noun the commercial enterprise of moving goods and materials
    transportation; transport.
  • noun conveyance provided by the ships belonging to one country or industry
    merchant vessels; merchant marine; cargo ships.

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sense

  • noun a general conscious awareness
    • a sense of security
    • a sense of happiness
    • a sense of danger
    • a sense of self
  • noun the meaning of a word or expression; the way in which a word or expression or situation can be interpreted
    signified.
    • the dictionary gave several senses for the word
    • in the best sense charity is really a duty
    • the signifier is linked to the signified

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embryonal

  • adjective satellite of an organism prior to birth or hatching
    embryologic; embryonic.
    • in the embryonic stage
    • embryologic development

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septic

  • adjective containing or resulting from disease-causing organisms
    infected.
    • a septic sore throat
    • a septic environment
    • septic sewage
  • adjective of or relating to or caused by putrefaction
    • the septic action occurs at the bottom of the septic tank

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travel

  • noun the act of going from one place to another
    travelling; traveling.
    • he enjoyed selling but he hated the travel
  • noun a movement through space that changes the location of something
    change of location.

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funky

  • adjective satellite offensively malodorous
    stinking; foul-smelling; foul; foetid; smelly; noisome; fetid; ill-scented.
    • a foul odor
    • the kitchen smelled really funky
  • adjective satellite (of jazz) having the soulful feeling of early blues
    low-down.

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cross_infection

  • noun an infection that is acquired at a hospital or other healthcare facility
    nonsocial infection.

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morbid

  • adjective satellite suggesting an unhealthy mental state
    • morbid interest in death
    • morbid curiosity
  • adjective satellite suggesting the horror of death and decay
    ghoulish.
    • morbid details

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toxic

  • adjective of or relating to or caused by a toxin or poison
    • suffering from exposure to toxic substances

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smut

  • noun a black colloidal substance consisting wholly or principally of amorphous carbon and used to make pigments and ink
    soot; crock; lampblack; carbon black.
  • noun destructive diseases of plants (especially cereal grasses) caused by fungi that produce black powdery masses of spores

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toxaemia

  • noun an abnormal condition of pregnancy characterized by hypertension and edema and protein in the urine
    toxemia; toxemia of pregnancy; toxaemia of pregnancy.
  • noun blood poisoning caused by bacterial toxic substances in the blood
    toxemia.

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sordidness

  • noun sordid dirtiness
    squalor; squalidness.
  • noun unworthiness by virtue of lacking higher values
    despicability; despicableness; baseness; contemptibility.

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canker

  • noun a fungal disease of woody plants that causes localized damage to the bark
  • noun an ulceration (especially of the lips or lining of the mouth)
    canker sore.

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unsound

  • adjective not in good condition; damaged or decayed
    • an unsound foundation
  • adjective not sound financially
    • unsound banking practices

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fouled

  • adjective satellite made dirty or foul
    befouled.
    • a building befouled with soot
    • breathing air fouled and darkened with factory soot
  • verb hit a foul ball
    foul.

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blood

  • noun the fluid (red in vertebrates) that is pumped through the body by the heart and contains plasma, blood cells, and platelets
    • blood carries oxygen and nutrients to the tissues and carries away waste products
    • the ancients believed that blood was the seat of the emotions
  • noun temperament or disposition
    • a person of hot blood

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filthy

  • adjective satellite disgustingly dirty; filled or smeared with offensive matter
    nasty; foul.
    • as filthy as a pigsty
    • a foul pond
    • a nasty pigsty of a room
  • adjective satellite vile; despicable
    lousy; dirty.
    • a dirty (or lousy) trick
    • a filthy traitor

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snotty

  • adjective satellite (used colloquially) overly conceited or arrogant
    snot-nosed; bigheaded; stuck-up; persnickety; too big for one's breeches; uppish; snooty.
    • a snotty little scion of a degenerate family"-Laurent Le Sage
    • they're snobs--stuck-up and uppity and persnickety
  • adjective satellite dirty with nasal discharge
    snot-nosed.
    • a snotty nose
    • a house full of snot-nosed kids

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streptococcus_tonsilitis

  • noun an infection of the oral pharynx and tonsils by streptococcus
    streptococcal sore throat; throat infection; septic sore throat; strep throat.

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microbial

  • adjective of or involving or caused by or being microbes
    microbic.
    • microbial warfare

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sickening

  • adjective satellite causing or able to cause nausea
    queasy; vile; nauseous; offensive; loathsome; noisome; nauseating.
    • a nauseating smell
    • nauseous offal
    • a sickening stench
  • verb cause aversion in; offend the moral sense of
    nauseate; sicken; revolt; churn up; disgust.
    • The pornographic pictures sickened us

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nosed

  • adjective having a nose (either literal or metaphoric) especially of a specified kind
  • verb search or inquire in a meddlesome way
    horn in; intrude; poke; pry; nose.
    • This guy is always nosing around the office

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odour

  • noun the sensation that results when olfactory receptors in the nose are stimulated by particular chemicals in gaseous form
    odor; smell; olfactory perception; olfactory sensation.
    • she loved the smell of roses
  • noun any property detected by the olfactory system
    scent; odor; aroma; olfactory property; smell.

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odorless

  • adjective having no odor
    odourless; inodorous.
    • odorless gas
    • odorless flowers

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variola_vaccinia

  • noun a local infection induced in humans by inoculation with the virus causing cowpox in order to confer resistance to smallpox; normally lasts three weeks and leaves a pitted scar
    variola vaccina; vaccina; variola vaccine; vaccinia.

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rottenness

  • noun in a state of progressive putrefaction
    putrescence; corruption; putridness.
  • noun the quality of rotting and becoming putrid
    putrescence.

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cobwebby

  • adjective satellite so thin as to transmit light
    gauze-like; sheer; vaporous; see-through; gossamer; vapourous; filmy; diaphanous; transparent; gauzy.
    • a hat with a diaphanous veil
    • filmy wings of a moth
    • gauzy clouds of dandelion down
    • gossamer cobwebs
    • sheer silk stockings
    • transparent chiffon
    • vaporous silks
  • adjective satellite covered with cobwebs

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sootiness

  • noun the state of being dirty with soot
    smuttiness.

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tetanus

  • noun an acute and serious infection of the central nervous system caused by bacterial infection of open wounds; spasms of the jaw and laryngeal muscles may occur during the late stages
    lockjaw.
  • noun a sustained muscular contraction resulting from a rapid series of nerve impulses

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dirtiness

  • noun the state of being unsanitary
    uncleanness.
  • noun the state of containing dirty impurities

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decay

  • noun the process of gradually becoming inferior
  • noun a gradual decrease; as of stored charge or current
    decline.

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insubstantial

  • adjective lacking material form or substance; unreal
    unsubstantial; unreal.
    • as insubstantial as a dream
    • an insubstantial mirage on the horizon
  • adjective satellite lacking in nutritive value
    jejune.
    • the jejune diets of the very poor

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covered

  • adjective overlaid or spread or topped with or enclosed within something; sometimes used as a combining form
    • women with covered faces
    • covered wagons
    • a covered balcony
  • verb provide with a covering or cause to be covered
    cover.
    • cover her face with a handkerchief
    • cover the child with a blanket
    • cover the grave with flowers

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odourless

  • adjective having no odor
    odorless; inodorous.
    • odorless gas
    • odorless flowers

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virus_infection

  • noun infection by a virus that is pathogenic to humans
    viral infection.

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untouchable

  • noun belongs to lowest social and ritual class in India
    Harijan.
  • adjective satellite beyond the reach of criticism or attack or impeachment
    • for the first time criticism was directed at a hitherto untouchable target"- Newsweek

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grubby

  • noun small sculpin of the coast of New England
    Myxocephalus aenaeus.
  • adjective infested with grubs

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structural

  • adjective relating to or caused by structure, especially political or economic structure
    • structural unemployment in a technological society
  • adjective relating to or having or characterized by structure
    • structural engineer
    • structural errors
    • structural simplicity

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stinking

  • adjective satellite very bad
    shitty; stinky; crappy; lousy; rotten; icky.
    • a lousy play
    • it's a stinking world
  • verb be extremely bad in quality or in one's performance
    stink.
    • This term paper stinks!

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lockjaw

  • noun an acute and serious infection of the central nervous system caused by bacterial infection of open wounds; spasms of the jaw and laryngeal muscles may occur during the late stages
    tetanus.

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unhygienic

  • adjective satellite unclean and constituting a likely cause of disease
    • pathetic dogs kept in small unhygienic cages

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childbed_fever

  • noun serious form of septicemia contracted by a woman during childbirth or abortion (usually attributable to unsanitary conditions); formerly widespread but now uncommon
    puerperal fever.

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suprainfection

  • noun secondary infection caused by an opportunistic infection

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nauseous

  • adjective satellite causing or able to cause nausea
    queasy; vile; offensive; loathsome; sickening; noisome; nauseating.
    • a nauseating smell
    • nauseous offal
    • a sickening stench
  • adjective satellite feeling nausea; feeling about to vomit
    queasy; nauseated; sick; sickish.

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dinge

  • noun discoloration due to dirtiness
    dinginess.
  • verb make a dent or impression in
    batter.
    • dinge a soft hat

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dingy

  • adjective satellite thickly covered with ingrained dirt or soot
    begrimed; grimy; grubby; raunchy; grungy.
    • a miner's begrimed face
    • dingy linen
    • grimy hands
    • grubby little fingers
    • a grungy kitchen
  • adjective satellite (of color) discolored by impurities; not bright and clear
    muddy; muddied; dirty.
    • dirty" is often used in combination
    • a dirty (or dingy) white
    • the muddied grey of the sea
    • muddy colors
    • dirty-green walls
    • dirty-blonde hair

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cedar-scented

  • adjective satellite smelling like cedar

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unpleasant-smelling

  • adjective having an unpleasant smell
    malodorous; stinky; ill-smelling; malodourous.

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pleasant-smelling

  • adjective satellite having an odor that is pleasing

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virulent

  • adjective satellite extremely poisonous or injurious; producing venom
    deadly; venomous.
    • venomous snakes
    • a virulent insect bite
  • adjective infectious; having the ability to cause disease

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physiologic

  • adjective satellite of or consistent with an organism's normal functioning
    physiological.
    • physiologic functions
    • physiological processes

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olfaction

  • noun the faculty that enables us to distinguish scents
    sense of smell; smell; olfactory modality.

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catching

  • noun (baseball) playing the position of catcher on a baseball team
  • noun the act of detecting something; catching sight of something
    detection; espial; spying; spotting.

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putrid

  • adjective of or relating to or attended by putrefaction
    • putrid decomposition
  • adjective satellite in an advanced state of decomposition and having a foul odor
    • horrible like raw and putrid flesh"- Somerset Maugham

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nonsocial_infection

  • noun an infection that is acquired at a hospital or other healthcare facility
    cross infection.

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dinginess

  • noun discoloration due to dirtiness
    dinge.

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putrescent

  • adjective satellite becoming putrid
    • a trail lined by putrescent carcasses

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grease

  • noun a thick fatty oil (especially one used to lubricate machinery)
    lubricating oil.
  • noun the state of being covered with unclean things
    filth; dirt; soil; grime; grunge; stain.

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dirt

  • noun the part of the earth's surface consisting of humus and disintegrated rock
    soil.
  • noun the state of being covered with unclean things
    grease; filth; soil; grime; grunge; stain.

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pathogenic

  • adjective satellite able to cause disease
    infective; morbific.
    • infective agents
    • pathogenic bacteria

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odoriferous

  • adjective satellite morally offensive
    • odoriferous legislation
  • adjective satellite emitting an odor
    odorous.
    • odorous salt pork and weevily hardtack

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pleasant

  • adjective affording pleasure; being in harmony with your taste or likings
    • we had a pleasant evening together
    • a pleasant scene
    • pleasant sensations
  • adjective satellite (of persons) having pleasing manners or behavior
    • I didn't enjoy it and probably wasn't a pleasant person to be around

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smudgy

  • adjective satellite smeared with something that soils or stains; these words are often used in combination
    • oil-smeared work clothes
    • hostile faces smirched by the grime and rust"- Henry Roth
    • ink-smudged fingers

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musky-scented

  • adjective satellite smelling of musk
    musk-scented.

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schistosomiasis

  • noun an infestation with or a resulting infection caused by a parasite of the genus Schistosoma; common in the tropics and Far East; symptoms depend on the part of the body infected
    bilharziasis; bilharzia.

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greasy

  • adjective satellite containing an unusual amount of grease or oil
    oleaginous; sebaceous; oily.
    • greasy hamburgers
    • oily fried potatoes
    • oleaginous seeds
  • adjective satellite smeared or soiled with grease or oil
    oily.
    • greasy coveralls
    • get rid of rubbish and oily rags

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eye_infection

  • noun an infection of the sebaceous gland of the eyelid
    hordeolum; stye; sty.

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lousy

  • adjective satellite very bad
    stinking; shitty; stinky; crappy; rotten; icky.
    • a lousy play
    • it's a stinking world
  • adjective satellite infested with lice
    • burned their lousy clothes

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impure

  • adjective combined with extraneous elements
  • adjective (used of persons or behaviors) immoral or obscene
    • impure thoughts

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putrefactiveness

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decompositional

  • adjective satellite causing organic decay

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unhealthy

  • adjective not in or exhibiting good health in body or mind
    • unhealthy ulcers
  • adjective satellite detrimental to health
    unhealthful; insalubrious.

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rank

  • noun a row or line of people (especially soldiers or police) standing abreast of one another
    • the entrance was guarded by ranks of policemen
  • noun relative status
    • his salary was determined by his rank and seniority

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scent

  • noun a distinctive odor that is pleasant
    perfume; fragrance; aroma.
  • noun an odor left in passing by which a person or animal can be traced

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unwashed

  • adjective satellite of or associated with the great masses of people
    vulgar; common; plebeian.
    • the common people in those days suffered greatly
    • behavior that branded him as common
    • his square plebeian nose
    • a vulgar and objectionable person
    • the unwashed masses
  • adjective satellite not cleaned with or as if with soap and water
    • a sink full of unwashed dishes

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grime

  • noun the state of being covered with unclean things
    grease; filth; dirt; soil; grunge; stain.
  • verb make soiled, filthy, or dirty
    begrime; soil; bemire; dirty; colly.
    • don't soil your clothes when you play outside!

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putrefactive

  • adjective satellite causing or promoting bacterial putrefaction
    putrefacient.

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balsam-scented

  • adjective satellite smelling of balsam resin

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violet-scented

  • adjective satellite smelling of violets

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molder

  • verb break down
    moulder; rot; decompose.
    • The bodies decomposed in the heat

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grimy

  • adjective satellite thickly covered with ingrained dirt or soot
    begrimed; dingy; grubby; raunchy; grungy.
    • a miner's begrimed face
    • dingy linen
    • grimy hands
    • grubby little fingers
    • a grungy kitchen

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scabies

  • noun a contagious skin infection caused by the itch mite; characterized by persistent itching and skin irritation
    itch.
    • he has a bad case of the itch

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tapeworm_infection

  • noun intestinal infection by a species of parasitic tapeworm; usually the result of eating inadequately cooked meat or fish

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farming

  • noun the practice of cultivating the land or raising stock
    agriculture; husbandry.
  • noun agriculture considered as an occupation or way of life
    land.
    • farming is a strenuous life
    • there's no work on the land any more

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balsam

  • noun any seed plant yielding balsam
  • noun any of various fragrant oleoresins used in medicines and perfumes

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cytological

  • adjective of or relating to the science of cytology
    cytologic.

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unhealthfulness

  • noun the quality of promoting poor health

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unsanitary

  • adjective not sanitary or healthful
    unhealthful; insanitary.
    • unsanitary open sewers
    • grim and unsanitary conditions

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foul-smelling

  • adjective satellite offensively malodorous
    stinking; foul; foetid; funky; smelly; noisome; fetid; ill-scented.
    • a foul odor
    • the kitchen smelled really funky

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infectious

  • adjective satellite caused by infection or capable of causing infection
    infective.
    • viruses and other infective agents
    • a carrier remains infective without himself showing signs of the disease
  • adjective easily spread; children catch it from their elders"- Bertrand Russell
    • fear is exceedingly infectious

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tref

  • adjective satellite not conforming to dietary laws
    terefah; nonkosher.

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pneumonia

  • noun respiratory disease characterized by inflammation of the lung parenchyma (excluding the bronchi) with congestion caused by viruses or bacteria or irritants

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poisoning

  • noun the physiological state produced by a poison or other toxic substance
    toxic condition; intoxication.
  • noun the act of giving poison to a person or animal with the intent to kill

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stale

  • verb urinate, of cattle and horses
  • adjective lacking freshness, palatability, or showing deterioration from age
    • stale bread
    • the beer was stale

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sty

  • noun an infection of the sebaceous gland of the eyelid
    hordeolum; stye; eye infection.
  • noun a pen for swine
    pigpen; pigsty.

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decompose

  • verb separate (substances) into constituent elements or parts
    break down; break up.
  • verb lose a stored charge, magnetic flux, or current
    disintegrate; decay.
    • the particles disintegrated during the nuclear fission process

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septicemic

  • adjective satellite characteristic of septicemia
    • a septicemic temperature curve

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septicemia

  • noun invasion of the bloodstream by virulent microorganisms from a focus of infection
    blood poisoning; septicaemia.

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fowl

  • noun a domesticated gallinaceous bird thought to be descended from the red jungle fowl
    poultry; domestic fowl.
  • noun the flesh of a bird or fowl (wild or domestic) used as food
    bird.

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nonkosher

  • adjective satellite not conforming to dietary laws
    terefah; tref.

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ginger

  • noun perennial plants having thick branching aromatic rhizomes and leafy reedlike stems
  • noun dried ground gingerroot
    powdered ginger.

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crippling

  • adjective satellite that cripples or disables or incapacitates
    disabling; incapacitating.
    • a crippling injury
  • verb deprive of strength or efficiency; make useless or worthless
    stultify; cripple.
    • This measure crippled our efforts
    • Their behavior stultified the boss's hard work

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staphylococcal_infection

  • noun an infection with staphylococcus bacteria; usually marked by abscess formation

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cytopathogenic

  • adjective satellite of or relating to or causing pathological changes in cells

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conjugate

  • noun a mixture of two partially miscible liquids A and B produces two conjugate solutions: one of A in B and another of B in A
    conjugate solution.
  • verb unite chemically so that the product is easily broken down into the original compounds

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throat

  • noun the passage to the stomach and lungs; in the front part of the neck below the chin and above the collarbone
    pharynx.
  • noun an opening in the vamp of a shoe at the instep

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mint

  • noun (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent
    plenty; great deal; pot; sight; flock; slew; mountain; deal; wad; muckle; pile; lot; mickle; raft; quite a little; passel; hatful; mess; spate; heap; peck; stack; good deal; batch; tidy sum; mass.
    • a batch of letters
    • a deal of trouble
    • a lot of money
    • he made a mint on the stock market
    • see the rest of the winners in our huge passel of photos
    • it must have cost plenty
    • a slew of journalists
    • a wad of money
  • noun any north temperate plant of the genus Mentha with aromatic leaves and small mauve flowers

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modality

  • noun a classification of propositions on the basis of whether they claim necessity or possibility or impossibility
    mode.
  • noun verb inflections that express how the action or state is conceived by the speaker
    mood; mode.

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clove

  • noun aromatic flower bud of a clove tree; yields a spice
  • noun moderate sized very symmetrical red-flowered evergreen widely cultivated in the tropics for its flower buds which are source of cloves
    Syzygium aromaticum; clove tree; Eugenia caryophyllatum; Eugenia aromaticum.

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dust-covered

  • adjective satellite covered with a layer of dust
    dusty.
    • a dusty pile of books

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snot

  • noun a person regarded as arrogant and annoying
    snob; snoot; prig.
  • noun nasal mucus

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unsterilised

  • adjective satellite not sterilized
    unsterilized.

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lemon-scented

  • adjective satellite smelling of lemons

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bilharziasis

  • noun an infestation with or a resulting infection caused by a parasite of the genus Schistosoma; common in the tropics and Far East; symptoms depend on the part of the body infected
    schistosomiasis; bilharzia.

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squalor

  • noun sordid dirtiness
    sordidness; squalidness.

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embryologic

  • adjective satellite of an organism prior to birth or hatching
    embryonal; embryonic.
    • in the embryonic stage
    • embryologic development

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foetid

  • adjective satellite offensively malodorous
    stinking; foul-smelling; foul; funky; smelly; noisome; fetid; ill-scented.
    • a foul odor
    • the kitchen smelled really funky

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microbic

  • adjective of or involving or caused by or being microbes
    microbial.
    • microbial warfare

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biologic

  • adjective pertaining to biology or to life and living things
    biological.

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vaccinia

  • noun a local infection induced in humans by inoculation with the virus causing cowpox in order to confer resistance to smallpox; normally lasts three weeks and leaves a pitted scar
    variola vaccina; vaccina; variola vaccinia; variola vaccine.
  • noun a viral disease of cattle causing a mild skin disease affecting the udder; formerly used to inoculate humans against smallpox
    cowpox.

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tract

  • noun an extended area of land
    piece of land; piece of ground; parcel of land; parcel.
  • noun a system of body parts that together serve some particular purpose

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odorous

  • adjective having odor or a characteristic odor
    • odorous jasmine flowers
    • odorous garbage
    • fresh odorous bread
  • adjective satellite emitting an odor
    odoriferous.
    • odorous salt pork and weevily hardtack

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befouled

  • adjective satellite made dirty or foul
    fouled.
    • a building befouled with soot
    • breathing air fouled and darkened with factory soot
  • verb spot, stain, or pollute
    defile; maculate; befoul; foul.
    • The townspeople defiled the river by emptying raw sewage into it

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rancid

  • adjective satellite (used of decomposing oils or fats) having a rank smell or taste usually due to a chemical change or decomposition
    • rancid butter
    • rancid bacon
  • adjective satellite smelling of fermentation or staleness
    sour.

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putrescence

  • noun in a state of progressive putrefaction
    rottenness; corruption; putridness.
  • noun the quality of rotting and becoming putrid
    rottenness.

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unmedical

  • adjective satellite not having a medicinal effect or not medically prescribed
    unmedicinal; nonmedicinal; unmedicative.
    • he took mind-altering drugs for nonmedicinal reasons

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biodegrade

  • verb break down naturally through the action of biological agents
    • Plastic bottles do not biodegrade

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felon

  • noun someone who has committed a crime or has been legally convicted of a crime
    malefactor; crook; outlaw; criminal.
  • noun a purulent infection at the end of a finger or toe in the area surrounding the nail
    whitlow.

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viral_infection

  • noun infection by a virus that is pathogenic to humans
    virus infection.

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defiler

  • noun a person or organization that causes pollution of the environment
    polluter.

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musk-scented

  • adjective satellite smelling of musk
    musky-scented.

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stained

  • adjective marked or dyed or discolored with foreign matter
    • a badly stained tablecloth
    • tear-stained cheeks
  • verb color with a liquid dye or tint
    stain.
    • Stain this table a beautiful walnut color
    • people knew how to stain glass a beautiful blue in the middle ages

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bust

  • noun a complete failure
    flop; fizzle.
    • the play was a dismal flop
  • noun the chest of a woman
    female chest.

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black

  • noun the quality or state of the achromatic color of least lightness (bearing the least resemblance to white)
    inkiness; blackness.
  • noun total absence of light
    lightlessness; pitch blackness; blackness; total darkness.
    • they fumbled around in total darkness
    • in the black of night

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septicaemia

  • noun invasion of the bloodstream by virulent microorganisms from a focus of infection
    blood poisoning; septicemia.

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incapacitating

  • adjective satellite that cripples or disables or incapacitates
    disabling; crippling.
    • a crippling injury
  • verb make unable to perform a certain action
    disenable; disable; incapacitate.
    • disable this command on your computer

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stain

  • noun a soiled or discolored appearance
    discolouration; discoloration.
    • the wine left a dark stain
  • noun (microscopy) a dye or other coloring material that is used in microscopy to make structures visible

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germy

  • adjective full of germs or pathological microorganisms
    • the water in New York harbor is oily and dirty and germy

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unswept

  • adjective not swept or having sweep
    • a boxy little plane with square unswept wings
  • adjective satellite not having been swept
    • unswept floors

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morbific

  • adjective satellite able to cause disease
    pathogenic; infective.
    • infective agents
    • pathogenic bacteria

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sweet-smelling

  • adjective satellite having a natural fragrance
    sweet-scented; scented; odoriferous; perfumed; sweet; odorous.
    • odoriferous spices
    • the odorous air of the orchard
    • the perfumed air of June
    • scented flowers

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cholera

  • noun an acute intestinal infection caused by ingestion of contaminated water or food
    Indian cholera; Asiatic cholera; epidemic cholera.

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morphological

  • adjective relating to or concerned with the formation of admissible words in a language
    morphologic.
  • adjective pertaining to geological structure
    geomorphologic; geomorphological; morphologic; structural.
    • geomorphological features of the Black Hills
    • morphological features of granite
    • structural effects of folding and faulting of the earth's surface

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bilharzia

  • noun an infestation with or a resulting infection caused by a parasite of the genus Schistosoma; common in the tropics and Far East; symptoms depend on the part of the body infected
    bilharziasis; schistosomiasis.

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nasty

  • adjective offensive or even (of persons) malicious
    awful.
    • in a nasty mood
    • a nasty accident
    • a nasty shock
    • a nasty smell
    • a nasty trick to pull
    • Will he say nasty things at my funeral?"- Ezra Pound
  • adjective satellite exasperatingly difficult to handle or circumvent
    tight.
    • a nasty problem
    • a good man to have on your side in a tight situation

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puerperal_fever

  • noun serious form of septicemia contracted by a woman during childbirth or abortion (usually attributable to unsanitary conditions); formerly widespread but now uncommon
    childbed fever.

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botanical

  • noun a drug made from part of a plant (as the bark or root or leaves)
  • adjective of or relating to plants or botany
    botanic.
    • botanical garden

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staphylococcal

  • adjective of or relating to the staphylococcus bacteria
    • a staphylococcal infection

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contagious

  • adjective satellite easily diffused or spread as from one person to another
    • a contagious grin
  • adjective satellite (of disease) capable of being transmitted by infection
    transmittable; transmissible; communicable; catching; contractable.

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raunchy

  • adjective satellite earthy and sexually explicit
    • a raunchy novel
  • adjective satellite suggestive of or tending to moral looseness
    lewd; salacious; obscene.
    • lewd whisperings of a dirty old man
    • an indecent gesture
    • obscene telephone calls
    • salacious limericks

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embryonic

  • adjective satellite of an organism prior to birth or hatching
    embryonal; embryologic.
    • in the embryonic stage
    • embryologic development
  • adjective satellite in an early stage of development
    embryotic.
    • the embryonic government staffed by survivors of the massacre
    • an embryonic nation, not yet self-governing

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bionomical

  • adjective of or relating to the science of ecology
    bionomic; ecological; ecologic.
    • ecological research

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violet

  • noun any of numerous low-growing violas with small flowers
  • noun a variable color that lies beyond blue in the spectrum
    reddish blue.

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grubbiness

  • noun the state of being grimy
    griminess.

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protozoal_infection

  • noun any infection caused by a protozoan

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snuff

  • noun the charred portion of a candlewick
  • noun a pinch of smokeless tobacco inhaled at a single time

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blood_poisoning

  • noun invasion of the bloodstream by virulent microorganisms from a focus of infection
    septicaemia; septicemia.

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musky

  • adjective satellite resembling the smell of musk

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tansy-scented

  • adjective satellite smelling of tansy
    tansy-smelling.

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smutty

  • adjective satellite characterized by obscenity
    nasty; cruddy; filthy; foul.
    • had a filthy mouth
    • foul language
    • smutty jokes
  • adjective satellite soiled with dirt or soot
    black.
    • with feet black from playing outdoors
    • his shirt was black within an hour

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biogeographic

  • adjective of or relating to or involved with biogeography
    biogeographical.

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corruption

  • noun lack of integrity or honesty (especially susceptibility to bribery); use of a position of trust for dishonest gain
    corruptness.
  • noun in a state of progressive putrefaction
    putrescence; rottenness; putridness.

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contamination

  • noun the state of being contaminated
    taint.
  • noun a substance that contaminates
    contaminant.

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bedraggled

  • adjective satellite limp and soiled as if dragged in the mud
    draggled.
    • the beggar's bedraggled clothes
    • scarecrows in battered hats or draggled skirts
  • verb make wet and dirty, as from rain
    bedraggle; draggle.

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faced

  • adjective having a face or facing especially of a specified kind or number; often used in combination
    • a neatly faced terrace
  • verb deal with (something unpleasant) head on
    confront; face up; face.
    • You must confront your problems
    • He faced the terrible consequences of his mistakes

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ill

  • noun an often persistent bodily disorder or disease; a cause for complaining
    complaint; ailment.
  • adjective affected by an impairment of normal physical or mental function
    sick.
    • ill from the monotony of his suffering

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inodorous

  • adjective having no odor
    odorless; odourless.
    • odorless gas
    • odorless flowers

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morphologic

  • adjective relating to or concerned with the morphology of plants and animals
    morphological; structural.
    • morphological differences
  • adjective relating to or concerned with the formation of admissible words in a language
    morphological.

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cyanogenetic

  • adjective satellite capable of producing cyanide
    cyanogenic.
    • amygdalin is a cyanogenetic glucoside

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befoulment

  • noun the state of being polluted
    defilement; pollution.

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pestiferous

  • adjective satellite contaminated with infecting organisms
    dirty.
    • dirty wounds
    • obliged to go into infected rooms"- Jane Austen
  • adjective satellite likely to spread and cause an epidemic disease
    pestilential; plaguey; pestilent.
    • a pestilential malignancy in the air"- Jonathan Swift
    • plaguey fevers

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sepsis

  • noun the presence of pus-forming bacteria or their toxins in the blood or tissues

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olfactory_sensation

  • noun the sensation that results when olfactory receptors in the nose are stimulated by particular chemicals in gaseous form
    odour; odor; smell; olfactory perception.
    • she loved the smell of roses

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unclean

  • adjective soiled or likely to soil with dirt or grime
    soiled; dirty.
    • dirty unswept sidewalks
    • a child in dirty overalls
    • dirty slums
    • piles of dirty dishes
    • put his dirty feet on the clean sheet
    • wore an unclean shirt
    • mining is a dirty job
    • Cinderella did the dirty work while her sisters preened themselves
  • adjective having a physical or moral blemish so as to make impure according to dietary or ceremonial laws
    impure.
    • unclean meat
    • and the swine...is unclean to you"-Leviticus 11:3

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filth

  • noun any substance considered disgustingly foul or unpleasant
    crud; skank.
  • noun the state of being covered with unclean things
    grease; dirt; soil; grime; grunge; stain.

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scented

  • adjective having the sense of smell
    • keen-scented hounds
  • verb cause to smell or be smelly
    odourise; odorize; scent.

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muddy

  • verb dirty with mud
    muddy up.
  • verb cause to become muddy
    • These data would have muddied the prediction

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muddied

  • adjective satellite (of color) discolored by impurities; not bright and clear
    dingy; muddy; dirty.
    • dirty" is often used in combination
    • a dirty (or dingy) white
    • the muddied grey of the sea
    • muddy colors
    • dirty-green walls
    • dirty-blonde hair
  • verb dirty with mud
    muddy up; muddy.

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variola

  • noun a highly contagious viral disease characterized by fever and weakness and skin eruption with pustules that form scabs that slough off leaving scars
    smallpox; variola major.

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genetic

  • adjective satellite occurring among members of a family usually by heredity
    transmissible; familial; hereditary; transmitted; inherited.
    • an inherited disease
    • familial traits
    • genetically transmitted features
  • adjective of or relating to or produced by or being a gene
    genetical; genic.
    • genic combinations
    • genetic code

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insalubrious

  • adjective satellite detrimental to health
    unhealthful; unhealthy.

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insanitary

  • adjective not sanitary or healthful
    unsanitary; unhealthful.
    • unsanitary open sewers
    • grim and unsanitary conditions

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mucky

  • adjective satellite (of soil) soft and watery
    swampy; soggy; boggy; quaggy; muddy; marshy; sloughy; sloppy; miry; waterlogged; squashy.
    • the ground was boggy under foot
    • a marshy coastline
    • miry roads
    • wet mucky lowland
    • muddy barnyard
    • quaggy terrain
    • the sloughy edge of the pond
    • swampy bayous
  • adjective satellite dirty and messy; covered with mud or muck
    muddy.
    • muddy boots
    • a mucky stable

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infective

  • adjective satellite able to cause disease
    pathogenic; morbific.
    • infective agents
    • pathogenic bacteria
  • adjective satellite caused by infection or capable of causing infection
    infectious.
    • viruses and other infective agents
    • a carrier remains infective without himself showing signs of the disease

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infect

  • verb communicate a disease to
    • Your children have infected you with this head cold
  • verb contaminate with a disease or microorganism
    taint.

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decadent

  • noun a person who has fallen into a decadent state (morally or artistically)
  • adjective satellite marked by excessive self-indulgence and moral decay
    effete.
    • a decadent life of excessive money and no sense of responsibility
    • a group of effete self-professed intellectuals

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strong-scented

  • adjective satellite having a strong odor
    strong-smelling.

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fowl_cholera

  • noun an acute diarrheal disease (especially of chickens) caused by the microorganism that causes hemorrhagic septicemia

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botanic

  • adjective of or relating to plants or botany
    botanical.
    • botanical garden

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queasy

  • adjective satellite causing or able to cause nausea
    vile; nauseous; offensive; loathsome; sickening; noisome; nauseating.
    • a nauseating smell
    • nauseous offal
    • a sickening stench
  • adjective satellite feeling nausea; feeling about to vomit
    nauseous; nauseated; sick; sickish.

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soiled

  • adjective soiled or likely to soil with dirt or grime
    dirty; unclean.
    • dirty unswept sidewalks
    • a child in dirty overalls
    • dirty slums
    • piles of dirty dishes
    • put his dirty feet on the clean sheet
    • wore an unclean shirt
    • mining is a dirty job
    • Cinderella did the dirty work while her sisters preened themselves
  • verb make soiled, filthy, or dirty
    begrime; soil; grime; bemire; dirty; colly.
    • don't soil your clothes when you play outside!

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vanilla

  • noun any of numerous climbing plants of the genus Vanilla having fleshy leaves and clusters of large waxy highly fragrant white or green or topaz flowers
  • noun a flavoring prepared from vanilla beans macerated in alcohol (or imitating vanilla beans)
    vanilla extract.

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putrefy

  • verb become putrid; decay with an offensive smell
    • organic matter putrefies

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venomous

  • adjective satellite extremely poisonous or injurious; producing venom
    deadly; virulent.
    • venomous snakes
    • a virulent insect bite
  • adjective satellite marked by deep ill will; deliberately harmful
    poisonous; vicious.
    • poisonous hate
    • venomous criticism
    • vicious gossip

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property

  • noun something owned; any tangible or intangible possession that is owned by someone;
    belongings; holding.
    • that hat is my property
    • he is a man of property
  • noun a basic or essential attribute shared by all members of a class
    • a study of the physical properties of atomic particles

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enterobiasis

  • noun an infestation with or a resulting infection caused by the pinworm Enterobius vermicularis; occurs especially in children

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soil

  • noun the state of being covered with unclean things
    grease; filth; dirt; grime; grunge; stain.
  • noun the part of the earth's surface consisting of humus and disintegrated rock
    dirt.

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variola_vaccina

  • noun a local infection induced in humans by inoculation with the virus causing cowpox in order to confer resistance to smallpox; normally lasts three weeks and leaves a pitted scar
    vaccina; variola vaccinia; variola vaccine; vaccinia.

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shipping_pneumonia

  • noun a deadly form of septicemia in cattle and sheep; involves high fever and pneumonia; contracted under conditions of exposure or exhaustion (as often happens when the animals are shipped to market)
    shipping fever.

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stye

  • noun an infection of the sebaceous gland of the eyelid
    hordeolum; eye infection; sty.

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contractable

  • adjective satellite (of disease) capable of being transmitted by infection
    transmittable; contagious; transmissible; communicable; catching.

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pyaemia

  • noun septicemia caused by pus-forming bacteria being released from an abscess
    pyemia.

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pyaemic

  • adjective of or relating to pyemia
    pyemic.

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cross

  • noun a wooden structure consisting of an upright post with a transverse piece
  • noun a marking that consists of lines that cross each other
    crisscross; mark.

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contaminate

  • verb make impure
    foul; pollute.
    • The industrial wastes polluted the lake
  • verb make radioactive by adding radioactive material
    • Don't drink the water--it's contaminated

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opportunistic_infection

  • noun any infection caused by a microorganism that does not normally cause disease in humans; occurs in persons with abnormally functioning immune systems (as AIDS patients or transplant patients receiving immunosuppressive drugs)

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seamy

  • adjective satellite showing a seam
  • adjective satellite morally degraded
    seedy; squalid; sleazy; sordid.
    • a seedy district
    • the seamy side of life
    • sleazy characters hanging around casinos
    • sleazy storefronts with...dirt on the walls"- Seattle Weekly
    • the sordid details of his orgies stank under his very nostrils"- James Joyce
    • the squalid atmosphere of intrigue and betrayal

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maculate

  • verb make dirty or spotty, as by exposure to air; also used metaphorically
    tarnish; sully; stain; defile.
    • The silver was tarnished by the long exposure to the air
    • Her reputation was sullied after the affair with a married man
  • verb spot, stain, or pollute
    defile; befoul; foul.
    • The townspeople defiled the river by emptying raw sewage into it

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unhealthful

  • adjective not sanitary or healthful
    unsanitary; insanitary.
    • unsanitary open sewers
    • grim and unsanitary conditions
  • adjective detrimental to good health
    • unhealthful air pollution
    • unhealthful conditions in old apartments with peeling lead-based paint

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mephitic

  • adjective satellite of noxious stench from atmospheric pollution
    miasmic.

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itch

  • noun a contagious skin infection caused by the itch mite; characterized by persistent itching and skin irritation
    scabies.
    • he has a bad case of the itch
  • noun a strong restless desire
    urge.
    • why this urge to travel?

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hang

  • noun a special way of doing something
    knack; bent.
    • he had a bent for it
    • he had a special knack for getting into trouble
    • he couldn't get the hang of it
  • noun the way a garment hangs
    • he adjusted the hang of his coat

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superinfection

  • noun infection that occurs while you are being treated for another infection

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dust

  • noun fine powdery material such as dry earth or pollen that can be blown about in the air
    • the furniture was covered with dust
  • noun the remains of something that has been destroyed or broken up
    detritus; junk; debris; rubble.

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focal

  • adjective satellite having or localized centrally at a focus
    • focal point
    • focal infection
  • adjective of or relating to a focus
    • focal length

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olfactory_modality

  • noun the faculty that enables us to distinguish scents
    sense of smell; smell; olfaction.

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olfactory_perception

  • noun the sensation that results when olfactory receptors in the nose are stimulated by particular chemicals in gaseous form
    odour; odor; smell; olfactory sensation.
    • she loved the smell of roses

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focal_infection

  • noun bacterial infection limited to a specific organ or region especially one causing symptoms elsewhere

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defilement

  • noun the state of being polluted
    befoulment; pollution.

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loathsome

  • adjective satellite causing or able to cause nausea
    queasy; vile; nauseous; offensive; sickening; noisome; nauseating.
    • a nauseating smell
    • nauseous offal
    • a sickening stench
  • adjective satellite highly offensive; arousing aversion or disgust
    distasteful; skanky; disgusting; loathly; repellant; repellent; foul; disgustful; repelling; yucky; revolting; wicked.
    • a disgusting smell
    • distasteful language
    • a loathsome disease
    • the idea of eating meat is repellent to me
    • revolting food
    • a wicked stench

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fever

  • noun a rise in the temperature of the body; frequently a symptom of infection
    febricity; feverishness; febrility; pyrexia.
  • noun intense nervous anticipation
    • in a fever of resentment

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biogeographical

  • adjective of or relating to or involved with biogeography
    biogeographic.

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scummy

  • adjective satellite of the most contemptible kind
    scurvy; low-down; low; abject; miserable.
    • abject cowardice
    • a low stunt to pull
    • a low-down sneak
    • his miserable treatment of his family
    • You miserable skunk!
    • a scummy rabble
    • a scurvy trick
  • adjective satellite covered with scum
    • the scummy surface of the polluted pond

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septic_sore_throat

  • noun an infection of the oral pharynx and tonsils by streptococcus
    streptococcal sore throat; throat infection; streptococcus tonsilitis; strep throat.

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spice-scented

  • adjective satellite smelling of spices

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uncleanly

  • adjective satellite habitually unclean

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aroma

  • noun any property detected by the olfactory system
    scent; odor; odour; olfactory property; smell.
  • noun a distinctive odor that is pleasant
    perfume; scent; fragrance.

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tansy

  • noun common perennial aromatic herb native to Eurasia having buttonlike yellow flower heads and bitter-tasting pinnate leaves sometimes used medicinally
    scented fern; golden buttons; Tanacetum vulgare.

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dirty-faced

  • adjective satellite having a dirty face
    • a crowd of dirty-faced ragamuffins surrounded him

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decayed

  • adjective satellite damaged by decay; hence unsound and useless
    rotted; rotten.
    • rotten floor boards
    • rotted beams
    • a decayed foundation
  • verb lose a stored charge, magnetic flux, or current
    disintegrate; decompose; decay.
    • the particles disintegrated during the nuclear fission process

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biological_science

  • noun the science that studies living organisms
    biology.

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neurobiological

  • adjective of or relating to the biological study of the nervous system
  • adverb with respect to neurobiology
    • explain the phenomenon neurobiologically

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olfactory_property

  • noun any property detected by the olfactory system
    scent; odor; odour; aroma; smell.

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sweet

  • noun a dish served as the last course of a meal
    dessert; afters.
  • noun English phonetician; one of the founders of modern phonetics (1845-1912)
    Henry Sweet.

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strep_throat

  • noun an infection of the oral pharynx and tonsils by streptococcus
    streptococcal sore throat; throat infection; streptococcus tonsilitis; septic sore throat.

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smart

  • noun a kind of pain such as that caused by a wound or a burn or a sore
    smartness; smarting.
  • verb be the source of pain
    ache; hurt.

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cyanogenic

  • adjective satellite capable of producing cyanide
    cyanogenetic.
    • amygdalin is a cyanogenetic glucoside

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purulency

  • noun symptom of being purulent (containing or forming pus)
    purulence.

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cedar

  • noun any of numerous trees of the family Cupressaceae that resemble cedars
    cedar tree.
  • noun durable aromatic wood of any of numerous cedar trees; especially wood of the red cedar often used for cedar chests
    cedarwood.

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purulence

  • noun symptom of being purulent (containing or forming pus)
    purulency.
  • noun a fluid product of inflammation
    festering; sanies; suppuration; ichor; pus.

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abscessed

  • adjective satellite infected and filled with pus
    • an abscessed tooth

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flyblown

  • adjective satellite spoiled and covered with eggs and larvae of flies
    maggoty.
    • flyblown meat
    • a sack of maggoty apricots
  • adjective satellite foul and run-down and repulsive
    squalid; sordid.
    • a flyblown bar on the edge of town
    • a squalid overcrowded apartment in the poorest part of town
    • squalid living conditions
    • sordid shantytowns

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candy

  • noun a rich sweet made of flavored sugar and often combined with fruit or nuts
    confect.
  • verb coat with something sweet, such as a hard sugar glaze
    glaze; sugarcoat.

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snot-nosed

  • adjective satellite (used colloquially) overly conceited or arrogant
    snotty; bigheaded; stuck-up; persnickety; too big for one's breeches; uppish; snooty.
    • a snotty little scion of a degenerate family"-Laurent Le Sage
    • they're snobs--stuck-up and uppity and persnickety
  • adjective satellite dirty with nasal discharge
    snotty.
    • a snotty nose
    • a house full of snot-nosed kids

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toxicant

  • noun any substance that causes injury or illness or death of a living organism
    poisonous substance; poison.
  • adjective satellite having the qualities or effects of a poison
    poisonous.

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transmittable

  • adjective satellite (of disease) capable of being transmitted by infection
    contagious; transmissible; communicable; catching; contractable.

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putrefaction

  • noun a state of decay usually accompanied by an offensive odor
    rot.
  • noun (biology) the process of decay caused by bacterial or fungal action
    rotting; rot; decomposition.

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strong-smelling

  • adjective satellite having a strong odor
    strong-scented.

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sapremia

  • noun blood poisoning caused by putrefactive bacteria; results from eating putrefied matter
    sapraemia.

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contaminating

  • adjective spreading pollution or contamination; especially radioactive contamination
    dirty.
    • the air near the foundry was always dirty
    • a dirty bomb releases enormous amounts of long-lived radioactive fallout
  • verb make impure
    foul; pollute; contaminate.
    • The industrial wastes polluted the lake

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ptomaine

  • noun any of various amines (such as putrescine or cadaverine) formed by the action of putrefactive bacteria
    ptomain.
  • noun a term for food poisoning that is no longer in scientific use; food poisoning was once thought to be caused by ingesting ptomaines
    ptomaine poisoning.

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unmedicative

  • adjective satellite not having a medicinal effect or not medically prescribed
    unmedicinal; nonmedicinal; unmedical.
    • he took mind-altering drugs for nonmedicinal reasons

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decomposition

  • noun the analysis of a vector field
    vector decomposition.
  • noun in a decomposed state
    disintegration.

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polluter

  • noun a person or organization that causes pollution of the environment
    defiler.

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biology

  • noun the science that studies living organisms
    biological science.
  • noun characteristic life processes and phenomena of living organisms
    • the biology of viruses

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jejune

  • adjective satellite lacking in nutritive value
    insubstantial.
    • the jejune diets of the very poor
  • adjective satellite displaying or suggesting a lack of maturity
    juvenile; puerile; adolescent.
    • adolescent insecurity
    • jejune responses to our problems
    • their behavior was juvenile
    • puerile jokes

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odor

  • noun any property detected by the olfactory system
    scent; odour; aroma; olfactory property; smell.
  • noun the sensation that results when olfactory receptors in the nose are stimulated by particular chemicals in gaseous form
    odour; smell; olfactory perception; olfactory sensation.
    • she loved the smell of roses

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alliaceous

  • adjective of or pertaining to the botanical genus Allium
    • onions, leeks, garlic, chives are alliaceous plants
  • adjective satellite smelling of onions or garlic

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dustiness

  • noun the state of being covered with dust

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vaccina

  • noun a local infection induced in humans by inoculation with the virus causing cowpox in order to confer resistance to smallpox; normally lasts three weeks and leaves a pitted scar
    variola vaccina; variola vaccinia; variola vaccine; vaccinia.

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puerperal

  • adjective relating to or connected with or occurring at the time of childbirth or shortly following, or to the woman who has just given birth

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vaccine

  • noun immunogen consisting of a suspension of weakened or dead pathogenic cells injected in order to stimulate the production of antibodies
    vaccinum.

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contagion

  • noun any disease easily transmitted by contact
    contagious disease.
  • noun an incident in which an infectious disease is transmitted
    transmission; infection.

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have

  • noun a person who possesses great material wealth
    rich person; wealthy person.
  • verb have or possess, either in a concrete or an abstract sense
    hold; have got.
    • She has $1,000 in the bank
    • He has got two beautiful daughters
    • She holds a Master's degree from Harvard

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respiratory_infection

  • noun any infection of the respiratory tract
    respiratory tract infection.

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virus

  • noun (virology) ultramicroscopic infectious agent that replicates itself only within cells of living hosts; many are pathogenic; a piece of nucleic acid (DNA or RNA) wrapped in a thin coat of protein
  • noun a harmful or corrupting agency
    • bigotry is a virus that must not be allowed to spread
    • the virus of jealousy is latent in everyone

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paronychia

  • noun infection in the tissues adjacent to a nail on a finger or toe
  • noun low-growing annual or perennial herbs or woody plants; whitlowworts
    genus Paronychia.

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putredinous

Proceeding from putrefaction, or partaking of the putrefactive process; having an offensive smell; stinking; rotten.

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seedy

  • adjective full of seeds
    • as seedy as a fig
  • adjective satellite shabby and untidy
    scruffy.
    • a surge of ragged scruffy children
    • he was soiled and seedy and fragrant with gin"- Mark Twain

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taint

  • noun the state of being contaminated
    contamination.
  • verb place under suspicion or cast doubt upon
    sully; defile; corrupt; cloud.
    • sully someone's reputation

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pollution

  • noun undesirable state of the natural environment being contaminated with harmful substances as a consequence of human activities
  • noun the state of being polluted
    befoulment; defilement.

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tonsilitis

(Med.) Inflammation of the tonsil; quinsy. Written also, and more usually, tonsillitis.

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superinfect

  • verb infect (an infected cell) further or infect a cell already containing similar organisms

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pussy

  • noun obscene terms for female genitals
    puss; snatch; twat; slit; cunt.
  • noun informal terms referring to a domestic cat
    pussycat; kitty-cat; kitty; puss.

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weather

  • noun the atmospheric conditions that comprise the state of the atmosphere in terms of temperature and wind and clouds and precipitation
    atmospheric condition; conditions; weather condition.
    • they were hoping for good weather
    • every day we have weather conditions and yesterday was no exception
    • the conditions were too rainy for playing in the snow
  • verb face and withstand with courage
    brave out; brave; endure.
    • She braved the elements

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smelly

  • adjective satellite offensively malodorous
    stinking; foul-smelling; foul; foetid; funky; noisome; fetid; ill-scented.
    • a foul odor
    • the kitchen smelled really funky

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travel-stained

  • adjective satellite soiled from travel
    travel-soiled.
    • travel-soiled clothes

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uncleanness

  • noun the state of being unsanitary
    dirtiness.

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toxemia

  • noun an abnormal condition of pregnancy characterized by hypertension and edema and protein in the urine
    toxemia of pregnancy; toxaemia; toxaemia of pregnancy.
  • noun blood poisoning caused by bacterial toxic substances in the blood
    toxaemia.

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ill-scented

  • adjective satellite offensively malodorous
    stinking; foul-smelling; foul; foetid; funky; smelly; noisome; fetid.
    • a foul odor
    • the kitchen smelled really funky

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anise

  • noun native to Egypt but cultivated widely for its aromatic seeds and the oil from them used medicinally and as a flavoring in cookery
    Pimpinella anisum; anise plant.
  • noun liquorice-flavored seeds, used medicinally and in cooking and liquors
    anise seed; aniseed.

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infected

  • adjective containing or resulting from disease-causing organisms
    septic.
    • a septic sore throat
    • a septic environment
    • septic sewage
  • verb communicate a disease to
    infect.
    • Your children have infected you with this head cold

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putridness

  • noun in a state of progressive putrefaction
    putrescence; rottenness; corruption.

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grunge

  • noun the state of being covered with unclean things
    grease; filth; dirt; soil; grime; stain.

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shipping_fever

  • noun a deadly form of septicemia in cattle and sheep; involves high fever and pneumonia; contracted under conditions of exposure or exhaustion (as often happens when the animals are shipped to market)
    shipping pneumonia.

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sapraemia

  • noun blood poisoning caused by putrefactive bacteria; results from eating putrefied matter
    sapremia.

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buggy

  • noun a small lightweight carriage; drawn by a single horse
    roadster.
  • adjective satellite informal or slang terms for mentally irregular
    loco; wacky; loopy; bats; haywire; nuts; balmy; kooky; nutty; barmy; around the bend; kookie; loony; whacky; crackers; round the bend; daft; dotty; batty; cracked; fruity; bonkers.
    • it used to drive my husband balmy

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perfumed

  • adjective satellite filled or impregnated with perfume
    scented.
    • perfumed boudoir
    • perfumed stationery
    • scented soap
  • verb fill or impregnate with an odor
    aromatize; aromatise; perfume.
    • orange blossoms perfumed the air in the garden

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whitlow

  • noun a purulent infection at the end of a finger or toe in the area surrounding the nail
    felon.

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grungy

  • adjective satellite thickly covered with ingrained dirt or soot
    begrimed; grimy; dingy; grubby; raunchy.
    • a miner's begrimed face
    • dingy linen
    • grimy hands
    • grubby little fingers
    • a grungy kitchen

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squalid

  • adjective satellite morally degraded
    seedy; seamy; sleazy; sordid.
    • a seedy district
    • the seamy side of life
    • sleazy characters hanging around casinos
    • sleazy storefronts with...dirt on the walls"- Seattle Weekly
    • the sordid details of his orgies stank under his very nostrils"- James Joyce
    • the squalid atmosphere of intrigue and betrayal
  • adjective satellite foul and run-down and repulsive
    flyblown; sordid.
    • a flyblown bar on the edge of town
    • a squalid overcrowded apartment in the poorest part of town
    • squalid living conditions
    • sordid shantytowns

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bug

  • noun general term for any insect or similar creeping or crawling invertebrate
  • noun a fault or defect in a computer program, system, or machine
    glitch.

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spice

  • noun aromatic substances of vegetable origin used as a preservative
  • noun any of a variety of pungent aromatic vegetable substances used for flavoring food

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deliquescent

  • adjective satellite (especially of certain salts) becoming liquid by absorbing moisture from the air

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malodorous

  • adjective having an unpleasant smell
    unpleasant-smelling; stinky; ill-smelling; malodourous.

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dirty

  • verb make soiled, filthy, or dirty
    begrime; soil; grime; bemire; colly.
    • don't soil your clothes when you play outside!
  • adjective soiled or likely to soil with dirt or grime
    soiled; unclean.
    • dirty unswept sidewalks
    • a child in dirty overalls
    • dirty slums
    • piles of dirty dishes
    • put his dirty feet on the clean sheet
    • wore an unclean shirt
    • mining is a dirty job
    • Cinderella did the dirty work while her sisters preened themselves

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sleazy

  • adjective satellite of cloth; thin and loosely woven
    • the coat has a sleazy lining
  • adjective satellite of very poor quality; flimsy
    cheap; tinny; punk; crummy; bum; chintzy; cheesy.

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rust

  • noun a red or brown oxide coating on iron or steel caused by the action of oxygen and moisture
  • noun a plant disease that produces a reddish-brown discoloration of leaves and stems; caused by various rust fungi

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apple-scented

  • adjective satellite smelling of apples

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opportunistic

  • adjective satellite taking immediate advantage, often unethically, of any circumstance of possible benefit
    opportunist; timeserving.

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sense_of_smell

  • noun the faculty that enables us to distinguish scents
    smell; olfaction; olfactory modality.

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begrimed

  • adjective satellite thickly covered with ingrained dirt or soot
    grimy; dingy; grubby; raunchy; grungy.
    • a miner's begrimed face
    • dingy linen
    • grimy hands
    • grubby little fingers
    • a grungy kitchen
  • verb make soiled, filthy, or dirty
    begrime; soil; grime; bemire; dirty; colly.
    • don't soil your clothes when you play outside!

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redolent

  • adjective satellite serving to bring to mind
    reminiscent; remindful; evocative; resonant.
    • cannot forbear to close on this redolent literary note"- Wilder Hobson
    • a campaign redolent of machine politics
  • adjective satellite (used with `of' or `with') noticeably odorous
    smelling.
    • the hall was redolent of floor wax
    • air redolent with the fumes of beer and whiskey

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lemon

  • noun yellow oval fruit with juicy acidic flesh
  • noun a strong yellow color
    lemon yellow; maize; gamboge.

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deadly

  • adjective satellite causing or capable of causing death
    deathly; mortal.
    • a fatal accident
    • a deadly enemy
    • mortal combat
    • a mortal illness
  • adjective satellite of an instrument of certain death
    lethal.
    • deadly poisons
    • lethal weapon
    • a lethal injection

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offensive

  • noun the action of attacking an enemy
    offense; offence.
  • adjective satellite violating or tending to violate or offend against
    violative.
    • violative of the principles of liberty
    • considered such depravity offensive against all laws of humanity

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aromatic

  • adjective (chemistry) of or relating to or containing one or more benzene rings
    • an aromatic organic compound
  • adjective satellite having a strong pleasant odor
    redolent.
    • the pine woods were more redolent"- Jean Stafford

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feculent

  • adjective satellite foul with waste matter

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malodourous

  • adjective having an unpleasant smell
    malodorous; unpleasant-smelling; stinky; ill-smelling.

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griminess

  • noun the state of being grimy
    grubbiness.

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smell

  • noun the sensation that results when olfactory receptors in the nose are stimulated by particular chemicals in gaseous form
    odour; odor; olfactory perception; olfactory sensation.
    • she loved the smell of roses
  • noun any property detected by the olfactory system
    scent; odor; odour; aroma; olfactory property.

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augean

  • adjective satellite extremely filthy from long neglect

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sociobiological

  • adjective of or relating to sociobiology
    sociobiologic.

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fetid

  • adjective satellite offensively malodorous
    stinking; foul-smelling; foul; foetid; funky; smelly; noisome; ill-scented.
    • a foul odor
    • the kitchen smelled really funky

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ecological

  • adjective characterized by the interdependence of living organisms in an environment
    ecologic.
    • an ecological disaster
  • adjective of or relating to the science of ecology
    bionomic; bionomical; ecologic.
    • ecological research

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smelling

  • noun the act of perceiving the odor of something
    smell.
  • verb inhale the odor of; perceive by the olfactory sense
    smell.

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ill-smelling

  • adjective having an unpleasant smell
    malodorous; unpleasant-smelling; stinky; malodourous.

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genetical

  • adjective of or relating to or produced by or being a gene
    genetic; genic.
    • genic combinations
    • genetic code
  • adjective of or relating to the science of genetics
    genetic.
    • genetic research

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tapeworm

  • noun ribbonlike flatworms that are parasitic in the intestines of humans and other vertebrates
    cestode.

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rotting

  • noun (biology) the process of decay caused by bacterial or fungal action
    rot; putrefaction; decomposition.
  • verb break down
    moulder; molder; rot; decompose.
    • The bodies decomposed in the heat

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untidy

  • adjective not neat and tidy
    • careless and untidy in her personal habits
    • an untidy living room
    • untidy and casual about money

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gangrenous

  • adjective satellite suffering from tissue death
    mortified.

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