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fumes

noun [plural]     /fjuːmz/
C1 strong, unpleasant, and sometimes dangerous gas or smoke: exhaust fumes Petrol fumes always make me feel ill. cigar fumesProducts of fireRubbish and wasteEnvironmental issues
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