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Princeton's WordNet

  1. malodor, malodour, stench, stink, reek, fetor, foetor, mephitisverb

    a distinctive odor that is offensively unpleasant

  2. smack, reek, smellverb

    have an element suggestive (of something)

    "his speeches smacked of racism"; "this passage smells of plagiarism"

  3. reek, stinkverb

    smell badly and offensively

    "The building reeks of smoke"

  4. reek, fumeverb

    be wet with sweat or blood, as of one's face

  5. reekverb

    give off smoke, fumes, warm vapour, steam, etc.

    "Marshes reeking in the sun"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Reeknoun

    a rick

    Etymology: [As. rcan. See Reek vapor.]

  2. Reeknoun

    vapor; steam; smoke; fume

    Etymology: [As. rcan. See Reek vapor.]

  3. Reekverb

    to emit vapor, usually that which is warm and moist; to be full of fumes; to steam; to smoke; to exhale

    Etymology: [As. rcan. See Reek vapor.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Reek

    rēk, n. smoke: vapour.—v.i. to emit smoke or vapour: to steam.—adj. Reek′y, full of reek: smoky: soiled with steam or smoke: foul. [A.S. réc; Ice. reykr, Ger. rauch, Dut. rook, smoke.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of reek in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of reek in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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  • نتانةArabic
  • смурод, воньBelarusian
  • воня, смрадBulgarian
  • páchnout, zápach, smradCzech
  • Dampf, Gestank, stinkenGerman
  • hedor, peste, vaho, fetidez, heder, apestar, emanación, vaporSpanish
  • löyhkätä, lemuta, lemu, löyhkäFinnish
  • empester, fouetter, schlinguer, puanteur, puerFrench
  • fetore, puzzaItalian
  • 臭味, 臭気, 悪臭, 臭いJapanese
  • смрад, реа, смрдеаMacedonian
  • ruiken naar, damp, stank, stinkenDutch
  • smród, fetorPolish
  • fedor, cheirar, vapor, feder, catingaPortuguese
  • вонь, смрад, вонять, зловоние, испускать запах, источать запахRussian
  • smrad, смрад, воњ, vonjSerbo-Croatian
  • smrad, zápachSlovak
  • vonj, smradSlovene
  • ånga, stank, odör, stinkaSwedish
  • сморід, воньUkrainian

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    having or resembling a stinger or barb
    • A. aculeate
    • B. elusive
    • C. eloquent
    • D. contiguous

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