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 Meanings and Examples of FETID
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fetid
 a.  unpleasant-smelling; having offensive smell; stinking
Classic Sentence:
1  The smell of sweat, of blood, of unwashed bodies, of excrement rose up in waves of blistering heat until the fetid stench almost nauseated her.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXI
2  The fetid closeness of the air, and a famishing diet, united perhaps to some fears of ultimate retribution, had constrained them to surrender at discretion.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 54. The Town-Ho's Story.
3  A faint, fetid smell came from him, and a thread of green liquid oozed from his crushed head.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 1. The Shimerdas: VII
4  A cigarette glowed amid the tangle of white hair, and the air of the room was fetid with stale tobacco smoke.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In X. THE ADVENTURE OF THE GOLDEN PINCE-NEZ
5  And then imagine this sickening stench, multiplied a millionfold and a millionfold again from the millions upon millions of fetid carcasses massed together in the reeking darkness, a huge and rotting human fungus.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce
Get Context   In Chapter 3
6  The den upon which his eye now rested was abject, dirty, fetid, pestiferous, mean, sordid.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER VI—THE WILD MAN IN HIS LAIR
7  One there breathes the enormous fetidness of social catastrophes.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER II—ANCIENT HISTORY OF THE SEWER
8  A gust of fetidness informed him of the place in which he stood.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER I—THE SEWER AND ITS SURPRISES
Example Sentence:
1  These dogs are housed in fetid, dark sheds and barns or left outside in cages exposed to the cold, the heat, the rain and the snow.
2  The unhealthy nature of the site; the quantity and quality of the children's food; the brackish, fetid water used in its preparation; the pupils' wretched clothing and accommodations.