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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR STINKING

Light must be brought into this dark, muddy, stinking labyrinth.

The specific name, "nasty" or "stinking," has really no application to the plant.

If I am to be drowned, it sha'n't be in the stinking Red River.

Tentacles gripped at him, the foul, stinking smell gagged him.

A blast of fetid, stinking air struck his face, and he choked.

Women drifting back to the hovels and stinking bundles of houses.

They could not die here in this stinking hole, no matter what happened.

A cloud of greasy, stinking smoke was rolling out of the den.

He peered into the stinking wells of Honan where women were cutting their own throats.

And as if that were not enough, you must needs bring some stinking crust or other here!

WORD ORIGIN

present participle adjective from stink (v.). Modifying drunk, first attested 1887; stinking rich dates from 1956.

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