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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 sul·fu·rous /ˈsəlf(j)ərəs, , ˌsəlˈfjʊrəs/ 形容詞

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: 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" [syn: acerb,
              acerbic, acid, acrid, bitter, blistering, caustic,
              sulphurous, venomous, virulent, vitriolic]
      2: characterized by oppressive heat and humidity; "the summer
         was sultry and oppressive"; "the stifling atmosphere";
         "the sulfurous atmosphere preceding a thunderstorm" [syn:
         sultry, stifling, sulphurous]