Word of the Day – Jan. 31 – Effluvium

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Noun: Effluvium  (i-FLOO-vee-uhm)

Definition: An unpleasant discharge, for example, fumes, vapors, or gases from waste or decaying matter.

Example sentence: As I opened the garbage can to throw in some trash, the effluvium that came out was enough to make me nauseous.