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English noun: fume

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


Synonymssmoke


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.


Synonymssmoke


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


Synonymsfumigate


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)process, treat

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


Synonymsreek


Pattern of useSomething ----s


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









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