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.
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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.
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3 A faint, fetid smell came from him, and a thread of green liquid oozed from his crushed head.
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4 A cigarette glowed amid the tangle of white hair, and the air of the room was fetid with stale tobacco smoke.
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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.
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6 The den upon which his eye now rested was abject, dirty, fetid, pestiferous, mean, sordid.
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7 One there breathes the enormous fetidness of social catastrophes.
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8 A gust of fetidness informed him of the place in which he stood.
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