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reek

noun

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1 a strong unpleasant smell
  • a terrible reek coming from the garbage can

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2 an atmospheric condition in which suspended particles in the air rob it of its transparency
  • couldn't see through the reek of smog and smoke surrounding the steel plant

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reek

verb

Synonyms of reek (Entry 2 of 2)

to give off an extremely unpleasant smell
  • those old sneakers reek something awful

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The first known use of reek was before the 12th century

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“Reek.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/reek. Accessed 28 Jan. 2022.

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