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1. stench

noun. ['ˈstɛntʃ'] a distinctive odor that is offensively unpleasant.

Synonyms

  • stink
  • mephitis
  • olfactory perception
  • reek
  • malodor
  • niff
  • pong
  • odour
  • foetor
  • smell
  • fetor
  • odor
  • malodour

Antonyms

  • odorless
  • odorous

Etymology

  • stenc (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Rhymes with Stench

  • retrench
  • entrench
  • trench
  • quench
  • french
  • drench
  • clench
  • wrench
  • rentsch
  • rench
  • mench
  • lentsch
  • jentsch
  • hench
  • bench

Sentences with stench


1. Noun, singular or mass
The stench of cat urine in your house might come from your cat's dirty litter box.

Quotes about stench


1. Man is conceived in sin and born in corruption and he passeth from the stink of the didie to the stench of the shroud. There is always something(All The King's Men)
- Robert Penn Warren

2. Writer speaks a stench.
- Franz Kafka

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