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noxious

Pronunciation: /ˈnɑːkʃəs; ˈnɒkʃəs/

Translation of noxious in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo

  • [formal] [substance/fumes] nocivo, tóxico; [ideas/influence/suggestions] nocivo, pernicioso
    Example sentences
    • The closer I got to her room, the stronger I could smell the noxious fumes.
    • Luckily I smelled the noxious fumes, ran upstairs and managed to extinguish it.
    • Visitors have to contend with toxic gases, noxious fumes, and showers of hot ash.

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