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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The stench from a flooded house is bad enough, let alone the odor given off from a refrigerator lying on its side and filled with rotten food.
Lucy peels back crusted fabric, holding her breath against the stench.
The dead-fish stench emanating from the White House has wafted all the way to the Justice Department.
For predators that aren’t as visually discerning, the bacteria also emit an awful stench.
Amid record-breaking heat and the stench of a filthy Thames, engineers proposed an improved sewer system, still believing the (soon to fall from favour) airborne theory of infection.
Like most other aspects of the growing stench over Trump-Russia right now, there are more questions about the weak settlement of this money laundering case than answers.
On a walk through its oldest quarters on Sunday, the stench of bodies filled the air.
At the opposite end of spring's floral awakening lingers the rot of deciduous fall: the putrescence of stranded, spent salmon; the sweet stench of walrus or whale melting on Nome's driftwood beaches.
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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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