OTHER WORDS FOR noxious
Origin of noxious
OTHER WORDS FROM noxiousnox·ious·ly, adverbnox·ious·ness, noun
Words nearby noxious
How to use noxious in a sentence
This, combined with the ozone, made worse by the heat, and the pesticides from the nearby fields, led to a noxious, inflammatory cocktail that swirled deep in Nicolas’ family’s lungs.Postcard From Thermal: Surviving the Climate Gap in Eastern Coachella Valley|by Elizabeth Weil and Mauricio Rodríguez Pons|August 17, 2021|ProPublica
Stay up to look, and you’ll notice entirely new animal sounds, too, especially since you no longer have to worry about the noxious noise of tents rustling in the wind.
One prominent theory viewed the human large intestine as a noxious reservoir of toxins, some of which resulted from bacteria breaking down food, the so-called “putrefaction” process.The Man Who Drank Cholera and Launched the Yogurt Craze - Issue 100: Outsiders|Lina Zeldovich|May 19, 2021|Nautilus
There are even reports of people using buckets, and perhaps even plastic bags, and loading those containers into their cars while they’re full of a flammable, noxious liquid.
This is a starkly different moderation approach from Facebook and Twitter, which each set clear, granular, top-down rules in their terms of service and employ armies of contract workers and far-reaching algorithms to weed out noxious content.
Eric Cantor was a noxious, cookie-cutter, U.S. Chamber, GOP hypocrite.Now Let’s Replace All the Other Big-Spending Eric Cantors|Nick Gillespie|June 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The most noxious of these figures is New York University professor and Nation magazine contributor Stephen Cohen.
When I got out of the car I was assailed by another of the noxious stinks that Lufkin is distinguished for.‘The Land of the Permanent Wave’ Is Bud Shrake’s Classic Take on ‘60s Texas|Edwin Shrake|February 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In that case, there was indeed a mistranslation, though the actual rendering was only slightly less noxious than the errant one.Pro-Israel Group Attacks New York Times' Iran Correspondent|Ali Gharib|August 5, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Only the advancement of liberal democracy could serve as an antidote to the noxious strains of Islamism emanating from the region.
Others speak of vermin, noxious plants, or instances of uncleanliness.The Ladies' Book of Etiquette, and Manual of Politeness|Florence Hartley
The dictator Tubertus Posthumus gained a victory over the qui and Volsci, inconsiderable but noxious enemies of the commonwealth.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology|Joel Munsell
Hour after hour the big hole deepened until the Seabees ran into noxious gases.The Flaming Mountain|Harold Leland Goodwin
The alien picked his way fastidiously through the noxious debris to the end of the long room.Star Born|Andre Norton
I felt a shudder run through me at the mention of the noxious creature, and brought the gun to bear as we advanced.Mass' George|George Manville Fenn