Examples of stench in a Sentence
the stench of rotting meat
we finally discovered the dead rat that was causing the stench in the basement
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Julie Hensler, a resident of Brookside Park, said a bad stench coming from her basement led to the discovery of a dead rat.
An incident in 2014 when chicken manure was spread over many of the fairways, causing a terrible stench for weeks, was viewed by most as a vengeful act by Schlesinger to aggravate opponents of his development plans.
Inside, the swampy stench of rotting wood, spoiling food and budding mold could drive even eager helpers right back out the door.
To be completed before the summer, the system is designed to capture 90-95 percent of landfill gases, quelling the stench that has plagued the western side of town since the fall of 2014, town officials said.
But the stench of the Moore manure of molestation allegations was too strong for even ruby red Alabama to hold their nose and vote for him.
The Wings suffered a second straight Saturday rout, losing 6-1 to the St. Louis Blues at Little Caesars Arena, but the game bore none of the stench that wafted from the 10-1 loss in Montreal.
One account claimed that the grave into which Luther’s body was placed was later found to be completely empty except for the stench of sulfur, implying he’d been taken straight to hell.
The rotten stench of standing seawater gives it away.
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Synonymsfunk, reek, stink
Antonymsaroma, fragrance, perfume
Related Wordsacridness, fetidness, foulness, fustiness, malodorousness, mustiness, odoriferousness, odorousness, rancidity, rankness, staleness; badness, vileness; dirt, dirtiness, filth, filthiness, nastiness; effluvium (also effluvia), emission; odor, redolence, scent, sniff
Near Antonymsfloweriness, lusciousness, savoriness, spiciness, sweetness; bouquet; ambrosia
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