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Adjective: sulfurous  súl-fu-rus
Usage: N. Amer (elsewhere: sulphurous)
  1. Harsh or corrosive in tone
    "a sulfurous denunciation";
    - acerb, acerbic, acid, acrid, bitter, blistering, caustic, sulphurous [Brit, Cdn], virulent, vitriolic, acidulous, sulphureous [Brit]
  2. Characterized by oppressive heat and humidity
    "the sulfurous atmosphere preceding a thunderstorm";
    - sultry, stifling, sulphurous [Brit, Cdn], sulphureous [Brit]
  3. Of or related to or containing sulfur or derived from sulfur
    - sulphurous [Brit, Cdn], sulfureous [US], sulphureous [Brit, Cdn]

See also: hot, unpleasant

Encyclopedia: Sulfurous