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Meaning of SULFUROUS

Pronunciation:  'sulfurus

 
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 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  characterized by oppressive heat and humidity; "the summer was sultry and oppressive"; "the stifling atmosphere"; "the sulfurous atmosphere preceding a thunderstorm"
  2. [adj]  harsh or corrosive in tone; "an acerbic tone piercing otherwise flowery prose"; "a barrage of acid comments"; "her acrid remarks make her many enemies"; "bitter words"; "blistering criticism"; "caustic jokes about political assassination, talk-show hosts and medical ethics"; "a sulfurous denunciation"
 

SULFUROUS is a 9 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: acerb, acerbic, acid, acrid, bitter, blistering, caustic, hot, stifling, sulphurous, sultry, unpleasant, venomous, virulent, vitriolic
 

 

 

 

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