adverb see fetid

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  • fetidly — See fetid. * * * …   Universalium

  • fetidly — fet·id·ly …   English syllables

  • fetidly — adverb see fetid …   Useful english dictionary

  • fetid — fetidly, adv. fetidness, fetidity, n. /fet id, fee tid/, adj. having an offensive odor; stinking. Also, foetid. [1590 1600; < L fetidus, equiv. to fet (s. of fetere to stink) + idus ID4] Syn. malodorous, smelly, noisome. * * * …   Universalium

  • fetid — adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Latin foetidus, from foetēre to stink Date: 15th century having a heavy offensive smell < a fetid swamp > Synonyms: see malodorous • fetidly adverb • fetidness noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • fetidness — See fetidly. * * * …   Universalium

  • fetid — [ fɛtɪd, fi:t ] (also foetid) adjective smelling unpleasant. Derivatives fetidly adverb fetidness noun Origin ME: from L. fetidus, from fetere to stink …   English new terms dictionary

  • fetid — /ˈfɛtəd / (say fetuhd), /ˈfitəd / (say feetuhd) adjective having a strong, offensive smell; stinking. Also, foetid. {Latin fētidus, variant of foetidus} –fetidly, adverb –fetidness, fetidity /fəˈtɪdəti/ (say fuh tiduhtee), noun …   Australian English dictionary

  • fetid — [fet′id; ] also [ fēt′id] adj. [ME < L fetidus, foetidus < L foetere, to stink < IE * dhwoitos < base * dheu , to blow about > DULL] having a bad smell, as of decay; putrid fetidly adv. fetidness n …   English World dictionary

  • fetid — adj. (also foetid) stinking. Derivatives: fetidly adv. fetidness n. Etymology: L fetidus f. fetere stink …   Useful english dictionary

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