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verb as in smell badly

verb as in be lousy, bad

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“The smoke was building up and up, to the point that the whole cabin stank of smoke and I could not see anything but a burnished orange color,” Rutherford said.

It wasn’t a particularly busy day, but the place stank of urine, blood, and feces, Holmes says.

The air hung thick like dirty pudding and stank of burnt rubber as I made my way out of the roadside pullout I was camped in.

They had simple wit and no fashion sense, and they often stank of cheap beer and cheaper cologne.

In 1429 he was one of the commissioners for the truce with Scotland which was concluded at Hawden Stank.

He smelt the Prince's breath, and swore that it stank of a surfeit of undigested Martellian verses.

It is no wonder that the Ecclesiastical Commission, which these men represented, soon stank in the nostrils of the English clergy.

I sent it to you by letter-post and received for it instead of thanks, stench (statt Dank Stank).

The name Laflin stank in the nostrils of an outraged people.


On this page you'll find 22 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to stank, such as: offend, reek, funk, be offensive, be rotten, and have an odor.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.