Sentence Examples


  • 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.
  • 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.
  • We wanted the audience to feel the fetid claustrophobia of the bunker.
  • In this fetid atmosphere, we should be thankful for small mercies.
  • Harold can never fulfill his desire to leave home and breathe the less fetid air away from Oil Drum Lane.

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