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Word: malodorous

Definition: foul-smelling


More Vocab Words

::: quell - suppress; put an end to; put down forcibly; extinguish; quiet; Ex. ``Army Quells Rebellion'' in newspaper; CF. kill
::: depreciate - lessen in value; belittle; represent as of little value
::: rebuke - scold harshly; criticize severely
::: inaugurate - begin formally; install in office; induct into office by a formal ceremony; N. inauguration; ADJ. inaugural
::: spawn - lay eggs (in large numbers); produce offspring (in large numbers); N: eggs of aquatic animals
::: anodyne - drug that relieves pain or trouble;
::: rickety - (of buildings) likely to break or fall apart; of rickets; CF. rickets; CF. vitamin D
::: staccato - played in an abrupt manner; marked by abrupt sharp sound; Ex. staccato applause
::: distend - expand; swell out
::: simplistic - oversimplified