noun, plural mi·as·mas, mi·as·ma·ta [mahy-az-muh-tuh, mee-] /maɪˈæz mə tə, mi-/.
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The mists arising from earth are only miasmic vapours after all!Station Amusements|Lady Barker
You have spoken of miasmic mists that hung below the level of the tree-tops.The Thing from the Lake|Eleanor M. Ingram
How could a pure girl breathe the miasmic atmosphere which must emanate from the soul of this abominable woman?A Nest of Spies|Pierre Souvestre
Day after day they pushed forward, skirting at times the edge of miasmic swamps, and generally sticking to the desolate plain.The Rogue Elephant|Elliott Whitney
A miasmic odor of damp decay seemed to increase in strength the further below the earth's surface he progressed.The Return of Tharn|Howard Carleton Browne