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2 definitions found
 for sulfurous
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  sulfurous
      adj 1: of or related to or containing sulfur or derived from
             sulfur [syn: sulfurous, sulphurous]
      2: 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"; "a vitriolic critique" [syn:
         acerb, acerbic, acid, acrid, bitter, blistering,
         caustic, sulfurous, sulphurous, virulent,
         vitriolic]
      3: characterized by oppressive heat and humidity; "the summer
         was sultry and oppressive"; "the stifling atmosphere"; "the
         sulfurous atmosphere preceding a thunderstorm" [syn:
         sultry, stifling, sulfurous, sulphurous]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  71 Moby Thesaurus words for "sulfurous":
     Acherontic, Lethean, Plutonian, Plutonic, Stygian, Tartarean,
     alabastrine, asbestine, bad, bad-smelling, chthonian, chthonic,
     devilish, fecal, fetid, foul, frowsty, frowy, frowzy, fulsome,
     funky, fusty, gamy, graphitic, graveolent, hellborn, hellish, high,
     ill-smelling, infernal, inorganic, malodorous, mephitic, miasmal,
     miasmic, micaceous, mildewed, mildewy, mineral, moldy, musty,
     nidorous, noisome, noxious, odorous, offensive, olid, pandemoniac,
     pandemonic, petrified, purgatorial, putrid, rancid, rank, reasty,
     reasy, reechy, reeking, reeky, repulsive, rotten, silicic,
     smellful, smelling, smelly, stenchy, stinking, strong, stuffy,
     sulfuric, vile
  
  

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