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At that very thought, the engine modes down and the reek of exhaust pulls over us, thick as a quilt.
THE WHALE WHO WILL COME SOON - ISSUE 105: WHALE SONGSREBECCA GIGGSSEPTEMBER 8, 2021NAUTILUS
A moment later there was Something nearly at his left elbow, and he smelt again the nameless, fœtid reek.
UNCANNY TALESVARIOUS
The reek of hot tin from the dark lantern grew worse momentarily.
THE GOLD BATP. G. WODEHOUSE
This first was the Boer hospital, and even at this early hour the air was pungent with the reek of strong tobacco.
THE RELIEF OF MAFEKINGFILSON YOUNG
At such times I could detect the faint reek of alcohol coming through his pores.
TRAMPING ON LIFEHARRY KEMP
It overlaid the reek of the cattle yards, the fumes of rank spirits and tobacco that came from the shanties.
THE PIONEERSKATHARINE SUSANNAH PRICHARD
The wavy glow of fires shone out upon the deepening twilight, and above the domed huts rose many a smoke reek.
THE LUCK OF GERARD RIDGELEYBERTRAM MITFORD
The towers of Stirling, and even the “reek” of Edinburgh, may be descried on a clear day.
THE RIVERS OF GREAT BRITAIN: RIVERS OF THE EAST COASTVARIOUS
Shmoke her tinderly wid honey-dew, afther letting the reek av the Canteen plug die away.
SOLDIER STORIESRUDYARD KIPLING
More frequently he is dressed in well-worn black, and his clothes reek with noisome exhalations of stale tobacco-smoke.
PUNCHINELLO, VOL. 1, NO. 6, MAY 7, 1870VARIOUS
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO REEK

  • be rottened
  • funked
  • had an odor
  • offended
  • reeked
  • smelled up
  • stank to high heaven
  • was offensive
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