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Wordnet 3.0

ADJECTIVE (3)

1. of or related to or containing sulfur or derived from sulfur;
[syn: sulfurous, sulphurous]

2. harsh or corrosive in tone;
- Example: "an acerbic tone piercing otherwise flowery prose"
- Example: "a barrage of acid comments"
- Example: "her acrid remarks make her many enemies"
- Example: "bitter words"
- Example: "blistering criticism"
- Example: "caustic jokes about political assassination, talk-show hosts and medical ethics"
- Example: "a sulfurous denunciation"
- Example: "a vitriolic critique"
[syn: acerb, acerbic, acid, acrid, bitter, blistering, caustic, sulfurous, sulphurous, virulent, vitriolic]

3. characterized by oppressive heat and humidity;
- Example: "the summer was sultry and oppressive"
- Example: "the stifling atmosphere"
- Example: "the sulfurous atmosphere preceding a thunderstorm"
[syn: sultry, stifling, sulfurous, sulphurous]


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]
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