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  • adv. In a noxious manner.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In a noxious manner; hurtfully; perniciously.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adv. in a detrimental manner


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  • How had music this dainty, this boring, this noxiously precious been elevated to champion status?

    Taking sides: Belle & Sebastian -- Indie-pop legends or comfort-rock enablers?

  • And he passed gas—often and loudly and noxiously, joking, “Sorry about the broken tailpipe, guys.”

    Dreamseller: The Calling

  • In his final performance, Dean really hits the mark, playing the noxiously racist Jett Rink - a surly cowboy who inherits oil-rich land and establishes himself as Bick's nemesis - with smoldering angst.

    Hollywood's Glorious Bad Boy: A Tribute to Dennis Hopper

  • By striving for the middle rung, we may have eliminated unrealistic highs and lows, but we've essentially condemned civilization to a pool of standing water that is neither replenishing itself nor destroying itself, but has instead slowly, and noxiously, shown itself to be as devoid of imagination as it is of purpose.

    Jayne Lyn Stahl: Is Striving to Conform Still the Norm?

  • Slime molds, which is what the appartchiks and burrowed in appointees of 2001-2008 are components of, move a LOT faster, and destroy and noxiously contaminate otherwise whatever they contact and ooze all over....

    Making Light: Open thread 134

  • He believed that our very existence, from infancy, is organized around avoiding “points of anxiety,” such that we mount “security operations” to steer clear of the noxiously churning state.


  • The steamy, noxiously scented heat of the swamplands began to rise to meet them: cloying humidity intensified the basic hydro-telluride stench.

    Cattle Town

  • Obama was also noxiously disingenuous about the public option, having already booted the negotiation of that provision away.

    Obama Tries On The Uniform

  • But I regret to say that KFC (part of the noxiously named YumBrands, if believe) treat their workers -- and their chickens especially poorly.

    Happy Hour Roundup

  • MRFF president and founder Mikey Weinstein said his lawsuit clearly demonstrates "the noxiously unconstitutional pattern and practice of fundamentalist Christian oppression in our U.S. armed forces."

    Army's Prescription to Combat Solider Suicides: Christianity


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