Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Having the characters of naphtha; resembling naphtha.

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Examples

  • Moreover, if he concentrated on his breathing, and the parole board soon ruled in his favor, he might go on witnessing sunrises indefinitely, despite the aging that worked in him now like naphthous bees in a leathery hive.

    La insistencia de Jürgen Fauth

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