stenchful

stench

[stench]
noun
1.
an offensive smell or odor; stink.
2.
a foul quality.

Origin:
before 900; Middle English; Old English stenc odor (good or bad); akin to stink

stenchful, adjective


See odor.
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stench (stɛntʃ)
 
n
a strong and extremely offensive odour; stink
 
[Old English stenc; related to Old Saxon, Old High German stank; see stink]

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stench
O.E. stenc "a smell" (either pleasant or unpleasant), from P.Gmc. *stankwiz (cf. O.S. stanc, O.H.G. stanch, Ger. stank). Related to stincan "emit a smell" (see stink) as drench is to drink. The notion of "evil smell" predominated from c.1200.
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