sulphureous


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sulphureous

1. another word for sulphurous
2. of the yellow colour of sulphur
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Demonstrated pathologically since death by lightning is caused 'by the air's elasticity, being instantly destroye by the sulphureous lightning .
In a well known paper dealing with the causes of earthquakes, Stephen Hales noted that pyritous minerals within the Earth exhale sulphureous vapors that rise into the atmosphere.
An excited and highly distempered ideality threw a sulphureous lustre over all" (324).
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