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a vaporous exhalation formerly believed to cause disease

The meaning of the word miasma is a vaporous exhalation formerly believed to cause disease.

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granulateto form or crystallize into grains or granules
threshto separate seed from (a harvested plant) mechanically
blotchto mark or mar with blotches
interjectionan ejaculatory utterance usually lacking grammatical connection: such as
accessoryan object or device that is not essential in itself but adds to the beauty, convenience, or effectiveness of something else
noncommittalgiving no clear indication of attitude or feeling
ostensibleintended for display : open to view
correlateeither of two things so related that one directly implies or is complementary to the other (such as husband and wife)
relentto become less severe, harsh, or strict usually from reasons of humanity
vibrantpulsating with life, vigor, or activity