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  1. miasma

    • IPA[mɪˈazmə]

    英式

    • n.
      an unpleasant or unhealthy smell or vapour;an oppressive or unpleasant atmosphere which surrounds or emanates from something
    • noun: miasma, plural noun: miasmas

    • 釋義

    名詞

    • 1. literary an unpleasant or unhealthy smell or vapour a miasma of stale alcohol hung around him
    • literary an oppressive or unpleasant atmosphere which surrounds or emanates from something there was a miasma of despair over this place
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    • IPA[mīˈazmə]

    美式

    • n.
      a highly unpleasant or unhealthy smell or vapor: a miasma of stale alcohol hung around him like marsh gas

    Oxford American Dictionary