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ACRIDAlberta Chapter of the Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf
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His nose went up in the air and quested to windward along the wind that brought the message, and he read the air with his nose as a man might read a newspaper--the salt smells of the seashore and of the dank muck of mangrove swamps at low tide, the spicy fragrances of tropic vegetation, and the faint, most faint, acrid tingle of smoke from smudgy fires.
The taste of the salt was strong in my mouth, and I was strangling with the acrid stuff in my throat and lungs.
While the latter expression was yet on his lips, he caught a glimpse of Hepzibah, who had involuntarily bent forward to the window; and then the smile changed from acrid and disagreeable to the sunniest complacency and benevolence.
In Numa's estimation man was a slow-witted, slow-footed creature which commanded no respect unless accompanied by the acrid odor which spelled to the monarch's sensitive nostrils the great noise and the blinding flash of an express rifle.
The decanter of sherry was on the table half full, but there was a queer, acrid smell about.
The post Blaze at Rome rubbish dump throws acrid black smoke over city appeared first on Cyprus Mail .
When the smoke from forest fires turned a thick, acrid yellow, casting an apocalyptic glow over Palangkaraya, Kartika decided to grab her child and flee the Indonesian city that is the epicentre of the haze crisis smothering Southeast Asia.
Mr Waggott said: "It made quite a mess of the house with the hallway badly damaged." With the unit giving off a lot of acrid smoke, he said: "They have had a lucky escape.
Reflections On A Difficult Time: Spending New Year's In Damascus In recent months, acrid smells have polluted the Damascus air, long known in Arabic poetry for its scent of jasmine.
YouTube videos uploaded by the Shams News Network appear to show men and boys running away from the acrid smoke as it plumes around them.
One eyewitness who lives in the nearby Jarratt Hall residence hall close to the scene, described seeing black smoke and "smelling an acrid smell" coming through her bedroom window.
Its acrid fruit distills The lichened stone and raw, Emaciated air Into