Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • In a reeking condition.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adverb In a reeking condition.

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  • adjective In a reeking condition.

Etymologies

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a- +‎ reek

Examples

  • Thomas Mugridge being duly bribed, the galley is pleasantly areek with the odour of their frying; while dolphin meat is served fore and aft on such occasions as Johnson catches the blazing beauties from the bowsprit end.

    Chapter 7

  • "When a man leaves one's arms suddenly, lips wet with last kisses and mouth areek with last lies!"

    CHAPTER 19

  • "The place was areek with blood," St. Vincent cried passionately, springing to his feet.

    CHAPTER 27

  • In the morning, Thomas Mugridge being duly bribed, the galley is pleasantly areek with the odor of their frying; while dolphin meat is served fore and aft on such occasions as Johnson catches the blazing beauties from the bowsprit end.

    Chapter 7

  • In the morning, Thomas Mugridge being duly bribed, the galley is pleasantly areek with the odour of their frying; while dolphin meat is served fore and aft on such occasions as Johnson catches the blazing beauties from the bowsprit end.

    The Sea Wolf

  • "When a man leaves one's arms suddenly, lips wet with last kisses and mouth areek with last lies!"

    A Daughter of the Snows

  • "The place was areek with blood," St. Vincent cried passionately, springing to his feet.

    A Daughter of the Snows

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