Sluggish brackish streams creep along between banks of fetid black mud.
terminating the short annual shoot which bears a whorl of four or more leaves below the flower; in this and in some species of the nearly allied genus Trillium (chiefly temperate North America) the flowers have a fetid smell, which together with the dark purple of the ovary and stigmas and frequently also of the stamens and petals, attracts carrion-loving flies, which alight on the stigma and then climb the anthers and become dusted with pollen; the pollen is then carried to the stigmas of another flower.
A good supply of drinking water was brought to the city by Fetid Pasha, who governed the vilayet ably for several years, till in 1903 he was appointed Grand Vizier.
The mine tunnel narrowed and the pair was forced to hunch down under the low ceiling that closed in the fetid air around them like a soaked and musty blanket.
Flies and frogs were also complained of, and Sidonius, writing in the 5th century, complains bitterly of the "feculent gruel" (cloacalis puts) which filled the canals of the city, and gave forth fetid odours when stirred by the poles of the bargemen.
2 These "gens de mer" were the Winnebago Indians; the name "ouinipegou," meaning "men of the fetid water," was interpreted by the French to apply to salt water, whereas it probably referred to sulphur springs near Lake Winnipeg, from which the Winnebago came to Green Bay.
This is not a suit for splashing about barbarically in the fetid seas of Venice.
But it undoubtedly prolongs life, lessens suffering, and by checking the growth of bacteria upon the cancer reduces the fetid odour and the symptoms of septic intoxication.
On the 22nd of July he succeeded Fetid Pasha as grand vizier, but on the 6th of August was replaced by Kiamil Pasha, a man of more liberal views, at the instance of the young Turkish committee.
We wanted the audience to feel the fetid claustrophobia of the bunker.
fetid atmosphere, we should be thankful for small mercies.
fetid air away from Oil Drum Lane.
fetid pool, guided by small dips of the paddles.
fetid waters of the Fleet.
fetid breath on the breeze.
fetid smell ' .
foetidcrushed foliage and immature fruit have a strong fetid smell.
foetidky green fluid seeped from the creature's wounds giving a fetid odor to the atmosphere.
One is a blood-splattered redneck who collects roadkill, dumping the bodies of dead deer into a fetid carcass swamp.
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