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  1. malodor, malodour, stench, stink, reek, fetor, foetor, mephitisverb

    a distinctive odor that is offensively unpleasant

    stench, foetor, fetor, malodour, genus Mephitis, malodor, stink, mephitis

  2. smack, reek, smellverb

    have an element suggestive (of something)

    "his speeches smacked of racism"; "this passage smells of plagiarism"

    smack, smell out, sense, thwack, stink, fume, taste, peck, smell

  3. reek, stinkverb

    smell badly and offensively

    "The building reeks of smoke"

    stink, smack, smell, fume

  4. reek, fumeverb

    be wet with sweat or blood, as of one's face

    stink, fumigate, smack, smell, smoke, fume

  5. reekverb

    give off smoke, fumes, warm vapour, steam, etc.

    "Marshes reeking in the sun"

    stink, smack, smell, fume

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  1. reeknoun

    smoke, steam, exhalation, vapor, effluvium, fume, mist

  2. reekverb

    smoke, steam, emit vapor

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  1. reeknoun

    fume, vapor, exhalation, effluvium, steam

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  • نتانةArabic
  • вонь, смуродBelarusian
  • смрад, воняBulgarian
  • zápach, páchnout, smradCzech
  • Gestank, stinken, DampfGerman
  • emanación, vapor, fetidez, apestar, hedor, heder, vaho, pesteSpanish
  • löyhkätä, löyhkä, lemu, lemutaFinnish
  • schlinguer, puer, empester, fouetter, puanteurFrench
  • fetore, puzzaItalian
  • 臭味, 臭気, 臭い, 悪臭Japanese
  • смрдеа, смрад, реаMacedonian
  • stinken, damp, ruiken naar, stankDutch
  • smród, fetorPolish
  • vapor, fedor, feder, cheirar, catingaPortuguese
  • зловоние, источать запах, вонь, вонять, смрад, испускать запахRussian
  • смрад, vonj, воњ, smradSerbo-Croatian
  • zápach, smradSlovak
  • smrad, vonjSlovene
  • stinka, odör, ånga, stankSwedish
  • вонь, сморідUkrainian

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