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Word: FETID

An ID is being pasted on the FOOT (stinking) of the employee of a company

 

Word : FETID

Pronunciation : fet·id  (fĕt′ĭd, fē′tĭd)

Breakup : FEET + ID

Meaning : Having an offensive odor; stinking;

 

Synonym:

Rank, Foul, Stinking

Sentences:

1. Fetid air away from Oil Drum Lane.

2. Fetid smell

Origin & History:

late Middle English: from Latin fetidus (often erroneously spelled foetidus ), from fetere ‘to stink’.

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