stench - definition and synonyms

noun [countable] 

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/stentʃ/
singularstench
pluralstenches
  1. 1
    a very bad smell, especially of decay
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  2. 2
    a feeling you have that something is very unpleasant
    stench of:

    As the battle approached, the stench of fear was everywhere.