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used in The Return of the King

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causing or able to cause nausea — especially from odor


  • Then they broke the evil bridge and set red flames in the noisome fields and departed.
    5.10 -- Book 5 Chapter 10 -- The Black Gate Opens (21% in)
  • North amid their noisome pits lay the first of the great heaps and hills of slag and broken rock and blasted earth, the vomit of the maggot-folk of Mordor; but south and now near loomed the great rampart of Cirith Gorgor, and the Black Gate amidmost, and the two Towers of the Teeth tall and dark upon either side.
    5.10 -- Book 5 Chapter 10 -- The Black Gate Opens (41% in)
  • For cold they seemed to Sam after the noisome darkness behind; but the breath of them revived him.
    6.1 -- Book 6 Chapter 1 -- The Tower of Cirith Ungol (6% in)

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