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malodor

[mal-oh-der] /mælˈoʊ dər/
noun
1.
an unpleasant or offensive odor; stench.
Origin of malodor
1815-1825
1815-25; mal- + odor
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  • The place reeked with drifting tobacco smoke and the malodor of cigar stubs and cigarette ends.

    Excuse Me! Rupert Hughes
  • Zola and his gang delved into moral cesspools, and the world grew aweary of the malodor.

    Unicorns James Huneker

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