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If this stinking quartet takes it into its head to levy annual blackmail, where is the money coming from?
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
And I will water the earth with thy stinking blood upon the mountains, and the valleys shall be filled with thee.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
Again, we will pass through stinking sewers, up to our elbows in putrid filth.
BLACK DIAMONDSMR JKAI
It makes me smile, Why, what a stinking smother will they utter!
THE LITTLE FRENCH LAWYERFRANCIS BEAUMONT
It was no plan of mine to cry stinking fish to a Prince who had engentried me in such distinguished company.
THE YEOMAN ADVENTURERGEORGE W. GOUGH
Can't cry creaky waxworks any more than you can stinking fish.
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOLUME 107, OCTOBER 27TH, 1894VARIOUS
The fire crept slowly around, and gave a thick, grey, stinking smoke.
THE BOOK OF CURIOSITIESI. PLATTS
"Nothing to complain about," said Slotman, who did not believe in crying stinking fish.
THE IMAGINARY MARRIAGEHENRY ST. JOHN COOPER
Some think fireflies pretty, when they mix in the corn and mingle Or thrid the stinking hemp till the stalks of it seem a-tingle.
BROWNING AND THE DRAMATIC MONOLOGUES. S. CURRY
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO STINKING

  • evil-smelling
  • fetid
  • foul
  • foul-smelling
  • funky
  • high
  • malodorous
  • mephitic
  • noisome
  • olid
  • putrid
  • rancid
  • rank
  • reeking
  • stinking
  • strong
  • strong-smelling
  • whiffy
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