The particulars of this case, in fact, reek with the stench of crony capitalism.
And hipsters and hippies now reek of old-school, kneejerk attitudes.
Their great heads swooped about, as high as the yards that held the sails, and the reek from them gave one physical sickness.
The reek of spirits, the greasy rancid steam of food got Razumov by the throat.
He was still plastered with patches of dried mud and slime, the reek of it thick in his nostrils.
The air, which should have been clean, was filled with the reek of unfamiliar odors.
Faint with the reek of ancient mustiness, Northwood retreated to the door, dizzy and staggering.
Here we are all just ready to drop down, and the critters all in a reek of sweat.
It is in the names of Liberty and Brotherhood that the prisons will reek, and the headsman be glutted.
Macauley's cigars were of a strong brand; the air was blue with their reek.
Old English rec (Anglian), riec (West Saxon), "smoke from burning material," probably from a Scandinavian source, cf. Old Norse reykr, Danish rǿg, Swedish rök "smoke, steam," from Proto-Germanic *raukiz (cf. Old Frisian rek, Middle Dutch rooc, Old High German rouh, German Rauch "smoke, steam"), from PIE *reug- "to vomit, belch;" also "smoke, cloud." Sense of "stench" is attested 1650s, via the notion of "that which rises" (cf. reek (v.)).
Old English recan (Anglian), reocan (West Saxon) "emit smoke," from Proto-Germanic *reukanan (cf. Old Frisian reka "smoke," Middle Dutch roken, Dutch rieken "to smoke," Old High German riohhan "to smoke, steam," German rauchen "to smoke," riechen "to smell").
Originally a strong verb, with past tense reac, past participle gereocen, but occasionally showing weak conjugation in Old English. Meaning "to emit smoke;" meaning "to emit a bad smell" is recorded from 1710 via sense "be heated and perspiring" (early 15c.). Related: Reeked; reeking.