Sug vs Fug - What's the difference?

sug | fug |

As a verb sug

is to whisper.

As a noun fug is

only used in mit fug und recht.




  • To market a product or service by means of purported market research.
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  • A heavy, musty, and unpleasant atmosphere, usually in a poorly-ventilated area.
  • * 1996 , , Oyster , Virago Press, paperback edition, page 4
  • On certain days, when hot currents shimmered off Oyster's Reef, we would detect the chalk-dust of the mullock heaps, acrid; or, from the opal mines themselves, the ghastly fug of the tunnels and shafts.
  • *2004 , , "Boxing Day", National Review , November 8, 2004
  • The gym teacher left that year, his successors had no interest in boxing, and society soon passed into a zone where the idea of thirteen-year-old boys punching each other's faces for educational purposes became as unthinkable as the dense fug of tobacco smoke in our school's staff room.
  • * 2005 , , Bloomsbury, hardback edition, page 42
  • The misty fug his breath had left on the window sparkled in the orange glare of the streetlamp outside.


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