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funk

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(Entry 1 of 3)

a strong unpleasant smell
  • the overpowering funk of rotten meat emanated from the garbage bin

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funk

noun (2)

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a person who shows a shameful lack of courage in the face of danger
  • he may be a strong, athletic guy, but he's a real funk when it comes to donating blood

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funk

verb

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as in dodge, duck

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“Funk.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/funk. Accessed 4 Aug. 2021.

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