from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Fetid nature or smell.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun Fetidness.

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  • noun The quality of being fetid.


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  • A wealth of remedies for freckles, moles, warts, wrinkles, discolorations and other facial blemishes, with foul breath and fetidity of the armpits, is carefully recorded, and would suffice to establish the fortune of any of our modern specialists in female beauty.

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  • Still, the repellent fetidity had a familiar, fraternal theme that reminded him of his belittled, abused, and forlorn youth.

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  • The paving wafted up to him through its drains the fetidity of sewers dry for lack of water; the balconies shed the dust of shaken rugs; the absurd palace appropriated, with the insolence of the new-rich, all the heaven and sun that used to belong to Ferragut.

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  • Apparently they are intoxicated with fetidity, as was

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