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The dict-ified word of the day is mephitic

| source : web1913 | Mephitic \Me*phit"ic\, Mephitical \Me*phit"ic*al\, a. [L. mephiticus, fr. mephitis mephitis: cf. F. m['e]phitique.] 1. Tending to destroy life; poisonous; noxious; as, mephitic exhalations; mephitic regions. 2. Offensive to the smell; as, mephitic odors. {Mephitic air} (Chem.), carbon dioxide; -- so called because of its deadly suffocating power. See {Carbonic acid}, under {Carbonic}. | source : wn | mephitic adj : of noxious stench from atmospheric pollution [syn: {miasmic}]

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