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reek

 
pronunciation:
rik
parts of speech:
noun, intransitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition: a strong and unpleasant odor.
From miles away we could smell the reek of the pig farm.
synonyms:
malodorousness, stench, stink
similar words:
fume
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part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: reeks, reeking, reeked
definition 1: to emit or be permeated by a strong, disagreeable odor (often fol. by "of").
His breath reeked of alcohol.The basement reeked of mold.
synonyms:
smell, stink
similar words:
fume
definition 2: to be pervaded by something disagreeable.
This bargain reeks of duplicity!
similar words:
emanate, exude, smack, stink
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