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fetid
used in This Side of Paradise

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having a bad odor
  • He found it impossible to study conic sections; something in their calm and tantalizing respectability breathing defiantly through Mr. Rooney's fetid parlors distorted their equations into insoluble anagrams.
    1.3 — The Egotist Considers (19% in)
  • A small boy rushed out, sniffed in the damp, fresh air and turned up the collar of his coat; came three or four couples in a great hurry; came a further scattering of people whose eyes as they emerged glanced invariably, first at the wet street, then at the rain-filled air, finally at the dismal sky; last a dense, strolling mass that depressed him with its heavy odor compounded of the tobacco smell of the men and the fetid sensuousness of stale powder on women.
    2.5 — The Egotist Becomes a Personage (3% in)
  • His instinct perceived the fetidness of poverty, but no longer ferreted out the deeper evils in pride and sensuality.
    2.5 — The Egotist Becomes a Personage (30% in)

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