miasma


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an unwholesome atmosphere

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unhealthy vapors rising from the ground or other sources

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Rotten-egg odors and black coke dust migrate from the refinery to settle around the homes in a dark miasma.
Together they traverse the shadow world, shining lights in crevices, mistaking dust mites for dinosaurs, drowning in a miasma of never-ending questions and never-satisfactory answers.
No wonder that what troubled our progressive forebears was not only the miasma of poverty in their nostrils, but the sour stink of a political system for sale.
It is independent of what we think we want to say at worship, and in disaster it will emerge from the verbal miasma of theological declaration arid political damage control, perhaps only for a few notes, recalling in two or three unmistakable intervals the essentials of our condition.
In the miasma of gloom and the orgy of self-scrutiny that followed the World Trade Center tragedy, no choreographer infused the stage with as much pride in craft and as much pure light as Mark Morris.
As the mid-'70s recession receded, and as New York City finally began to recover its own miasma, Grant's one client blossomed into many.
In his search for hope in a world seemingly lost in a miasma of delusions and disconnected images, it's not surprising that John sees nothing but despair.
But there is at least one sincerely felt attitude that Harper's Editor Lewis Lapham spreads like an inky miasma over the whole magazine: He treats the horror of modern capitalism as self-evident.
In conclusion, it can be unequivocally stated that this careful study breathes a much needed and long overdue amount of fresh air into the prevailing emptiness-nihilism miasma and its politically motivated and propagated misrepresentation of historical facts.
The Miasma and Chained Air Bases house approximately 10,000 and 30,000 enlisted military personnel and their support staffs and families, respectively.
The flows of blood, gold, miasma and desire, the succession of wrath and the progress of the seasons, set up dialogues between revolution and reform.
As we rush towards a miasma of laws, organizations, the relinquishing of hard fought rights and freedoms; have we lost sight of our American uniqueness?
Co-star Emily Blunt embraces her character's ballsiness with gusto amidst a miasma of eye-popping digital effects that look even more spectacular in 3D.
With trenchant arguments, humor, and a stellar vocabulary, he guides the reader through the miasma.
Today's self-evident 'scientific truth' becomes tomorrow's quaint oddity to join etheric transmission and the miasma theory of disease propagation in the dustbin of scientific history.