Word Nerds 1.7

Word:

Miasma

Context:

“Go Set a Watchman”

Page 270

“If they can’t scare us with the essential inferiority line, they’ll wrap it in a miasma of sex, because that’s the one thing they know is feared in our fundamentalist hearts down her.”

Dictionary Definition:

“an unpleasant atmosphere which surrounds something”

Ammon Definition:

“the aura surrounding a subjcet”

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