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miasma
used in The Hound of the Baskervilles

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Definition
a highly unpleasant feeling associated with something

or more rarely:  unhealthy vapors — as from pollution or decaying organic matter
  • Rank reeds and lush, slimy water-plants sent an odour of decay and a heavy miasmatic vapour onto our faces, while a false step plunged us more than once thigh-deep into the dark, quivering mire, which shook for yards in soft undulations around our feet.
    Chapter 14 — The Hound of the Baskervilles (83% in)

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