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- Smith, who lives above the damaged flat, said the hallway had been filled with smoke and an acrid smell of burning.
- The air possessed a pungent, acrid smell because the cigarette had burned through a filter stub in the overflowing ashtray.
- The television screen cracked and blew out, smoke and the acrid smell of burning rubber spilling from it.
- Here, in a different hemisphere, the acrid smell of firework smoke makes me think of cold nights, short days, cuddling up inside next to the heater.
- There was an acrid smell and smoke was starting to come under the door.
- Huge bright red and white flashes were seen in the distance and the air quickly filled with smoke and the acrid smell of cordite and sulphur.
- Strong winds from 433 miles away had carried the smoke and acrid smell of forest fires all the way here.
- Even twenty yards from the room, she could still smell the acrid green smoke.
- The acrid smell of smoke filled my nostrils until it choked my very breath from my throat.
- It has a warm energy with bitter and acrid or pungent flavors.
- The burning heavy plastic caused acrid smoke which left a thick layer of soot on over everything in the room and means an awful lot of cleaning up.
- The acrid smell of burning tyre rubber is in the air.
- I couldn't even smell the usual acrid scent of burning leaves - so I knew it wasn't nearby.
- As we gained it, the wind shifted, and a cloud of smoke, black and acrid, stung my eyes and made me cough.
- It's unseasonably warm and sunny, as if God is trying to give New Yorkers a break and the sickly sweet smell of decaying flowers mixes with the acrid smoke.
- She wrinkled her nose at the acrid, vinegary fumes emitted from the bottle.
- Uses The roots of wild plants are generally unpleasantly acrid in flavour on account of the presence of crystals of calcium oxalate, which are clustered particularly thickly under the skin.
- This could lead not merely to low alcohol content but to acrid and pungent tastes and aromas as well.
- The powder instantly vanished with a loud WHOOSH, leaving behind an acrid smell and a small cloud of gray smoke.
- At its height more than 100 firefighters fought the blaze which sent a huge plume of black, acrid smoke billowing 1,000 ft into the air.