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
Recent Examples of stench from the Web
The wind would occasionally blow the stench of whale flesh to shore.
The stench in Barbados does not all come from sewage near the beaches.
Residents and those who have to work, travel and attend school in the area have complained for the past 3 ½ years of a recurring, eye-watering stench.
Some of my earliest memories of sports involve watching his teams practice, the cold air of the rink penetrating my sinuses and (almost) blotting out the smell of leather and wool and the unique stench that is hockey’s own.
In just a few hours residents had been shaken by an earthquake, dusted with ash and for the first time since the start of the eruption smelled the rotten-egg stench of toxic sulfur-dioxide gas.
Trash piling up in the streets goes uncollected, breeding swarms of flies and emitting a pungent stench.
Cheri Eckbreth, a West Center Street resident and minority leader on the town board of directors, has experienced the worst of the stench.
The elevators, which Muni shares with BART at the Civic Center, Powell, Montgomery and Embarcadero stations, have earned a bad reputation for their puddles of urine, piles of feces, used needles, garbage and graffiti and stench.
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STENCH Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of stench for English Language Learners
: a very bad smell
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