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 for brackish
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Brackish \Brack"ish\, a. [See Brack salt water.]
     Saltish, or salt in a moderate degree, as water in saline
     [1913 Webster]
           Springs in deserts found seem sweet, all brackish
           though they be.                          --Byron.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: distasteful and unpleasant; spoiled by mixture; "a thin
             brackish gruel"
      2: slightly salty (especially from containing a mixture of
         seawater and fresh water); "a brackish lagoon"; "the briny
         deep" [syn: brackish, briny]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  37 Moby Thesaurus words for "brackish":
     bad, barfy, briny, cloying, fetid, foul, fulsome, high, icky,
     maggoty, mawkish, nasty, nauseant, nauseating, nauseous, noisome,
     noxious, offensive, overripe, pickled, poisonous, rancid, rank,
     rebarbative, rotten, saline, salt, salted, saltish, salty,
     sickening, spoiled, stinking, vile, vomity, weevily, yucky

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