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As I entered the workplace, I had to choke my way past the fumacious crowd who had, by new company rules, been relegated to smoking outside the building.
to fall over forwards so that your face hits the ground or another surface
in South Asia, a place in the street where people can use computers or the Internet, for example...
the activity of exploring abandoned buildings and other manmade structures
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Definition and synonyms of fumacious from the online English dictionary from Macmillan Publishers Limited.