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- adj. Having an unpleasant odor.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. emitting an unpleasasnt odor.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. offensively malodorous
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Skunks' main line of defense—a foul-smelling liquid they can spray from two sacks with great accuracy for as far as 12 feet—is so effective it keeps most potential predators away.
Cholera has played a central role in the development of the field of public health: A cholera outbreak in London in 1854 was successfully battled by a London physician, Dr. John Snow, who helped lay to rest the long-held theory that the disease is caused by miasma, or foul-smelling air.
A large sugar intake can also cause foul-smelling breath, cavities and gum disease too.
The beetles and dead birds battle for space with the crying woman inside the small foul-smelling room.
Toda dribbles a foul-smelling tea down his throat, then motions for me to get started.
Together they rake through foul-smelling refuse dumps for plastics, which Cheo transforms into flower jars, beads, statues and murals.
Israel has also invested heavily in riot-dispersal gear including accurate tear-gas launchers, high-powered loudspeakers that emit an intolerable buzzing noise, and cannons for dousing crowds with water or a foul-smelling liquid known as "skunk."
And residents say the sand and soil on the coast is still saturated with foul-smelling, oily residue.
Each time he was forced to slip off the side of the berm and back into the foul-smelling mud of the adjoining rice paddy.
The foul-smelling dump, spread over about 150 acres on the western edge of Mexico City, was one of the largest in Latin America. . .