What does stench mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. malodor, malodour, stench, stink, reek, fetor, foetor, mephitis(noun)

    a distinctive odor that is offensively unpleasant


  1. stench(Noun)

    a strong foul smell, a stink

  2. stench(Noun)

    metaphorically, a foul quality

Webster Dictionary

  1. Stench(verb)

    to stanch

  2. Stench(verb)

    a smell; an odor

  3. Stench(verb)

    an ill smell; an offensive odor; a stink

  4. Stench(noun)

    to cause to emit a disagreeable odor; to cause to stink

  5. Origin: [AS. stencan to emit a smell, fr. stincan to smell. See Stench, n.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Stench

    stensh, n. stink: a strong bad odour or smell.—adj. Stench′y. [A.S. stenc; Ger. stank.]

How to say stench in sign language?

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of stench in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of stench in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of stench in a Sentence

  1. Mohammad Rafiq:

    The air is better here. There is no stench. I would have been happier if we lived here.

  2. Abu Ahmad:

    We don't dare come out of our houses, there is death everywhere, the stench of death, of destruction. It's terrifying.

  3. Ken Padowitz:

    Bruce and Shawn Chait are the stench in this courtroom, and I know I'm not the only one who smelled it," Padowitz said.

  4. Mohammad Rafiq:

    If Modi ever cared for Muslims he could come to see how we have learned to live with the stench from the landfill. His disrespect for Muslims defines my political choice.

  5. Chief Seattle:

    The air is precious to the red man, for all things share the same breath-the beast, the tree, the man, they all share the same breath. The white man does not seem to notice the air he breathes. Like a man dying for many days, he is numb to the stench.

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