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  • vapour — (US vapor) noun 1》 a substance diffused or suspended in the air.     ↘Physics a gaseous substance that can be liquefied by pressure alone. Compare with gas. 2》 (the vapours) dated sudden faintness or nervousness. verb talk in a vacuous or pompous …   English new terms dictionary

  • vapory — /ˈveɪpəri/ (say vaypuhree) adjective → vapoury …  

  • scud — v. & n. v.intr. (scudded, scudding) 1 fly or run straight, fast, and lightly; skim along. 2 Naut. run before the wind. n. 1 a spell of scudding. 2 a scudding motion. 3 vapoury driving clouds. 4 a driving shower; a gust. 5 wind blown spray.… …   Useful english dictionary

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