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noisome
used in The Two Towers

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Definition
causing or able to cause nausea — especially from odor

or:

harmful
  • Mists curled and smoked from dark and noisome pools.
    4.2 — Book 4 Chapter 2 — The Passage of the Marshes (32% in)
  • There was a faint hiss, a noisome smell went up, the lights flickered and danced and swirled.
    4.2 — Book 4 Chapter 2 — The Passage of the Marshes (49% in)
  • Often they floundered, stepping or falling hands-first into waters as noisome as a cesspool, till they were slimed and fouled almost up to their necks and stank in one another's nostrils.
    4.2 — Book 4 Chapter 2 — The Passage of the Marshes (56% in)
  • Paler indeed than the moon ailing in some slow eclipse was the light of it now, wavering and blowing like a noisome exhalation of decay, a corpse-light, a light that illuminated nothing.
    4.8 — Book 4 Chapter 8 — The Stairs of Cirith Ungol (5% in)
  • Then his eyes shone with a green-white light, reflecting the noisome Morgul-sheen perhaps, or kindled by some answering mood within.
    4.8 — Book 4 Chapter 8 — The Stairs of Cirith Ungol (14% in)

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