Definition of sulphurous:
astringent, sensual, red-hot, acerbic, mordant, stifling, deadly, acid, acerb, blistering, sultry, corrosive, virulent, hot, acidic, bitter, biting, vitriolic, caustic, blistery, acrimonious, acidulent, sulfurous, unpleasant, acrid, venomous, erosive, acidulous, pungent.
He was admitting something to this effect to me when he was cut short by a blaze of lightning that seemed to envelop the whole ship in a sheet of flame; there was a rending shock, violent enough to suggest that the Indiaman had come into violent collision with another vessel- although we were fully aware that such a thing could not be, the weather at the moment being stark calm,- the hot air seemed to suddenly become surcharged with a strong sulphurous smell; and then came a peal of thunder of so terrific and soul- subduing a character that it might have been the crash of a shattered world.- "The Log of a Privateersman", Harry Collingwood.
- "The Northern Iron 1907", George A. Birmingham.
- "Driven Back to Eden", E. P. Roe.