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English noun: fume

1. fume (phenomenon) a cloud of fine particles suspended in a gas


Broader (hypernym)aerosol

Narrower (hyponym)gun smoke, smother

English verb: fume

1. fume (emotion) be mad, angry, or furious

ExamplesSam and Sue fume, Sam and Sue fume over the results of the experiment

Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s PP

Broader (hypernym)experience, feel

2. fume (weather) emit a cloud of fine particles

SamplesThe chimney was fuming.


Pattern of useSomething ----s

Broader (hypernym)emit, give off, give out

3. fume (perception) treat with fumes, expose to fumes, especially with the aim of disinfecting or eradicating pests


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)process, treat

4. fume (body) be wet with sweat or blood, as of one's face


Pattern of useSomething ----s

Broader (hypernym)exudate, exude, ooze, ooze out, transude

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