Fume

Fume

, v. t. 1. To expose to the action of fumes; to treat with vapors, smoke, etc.; as, to bleach straw by fuming it with sulphur; to fill with fumes, vapors, odors, etc., as a room.
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She fumed the temple with an odorous flame.
Dryden.
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2. To praise inordinately; to flatter.
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They demi-deify and fume him so.
Cowper.
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3. To throw off in vapor, or as in the form of vapor.
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The heat will fume away most of the scent.
Montimer.
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How vicious hearts fume frenzy to the brain!
Young.
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