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  • adverb So as to reek or stink; pungently.


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reeking +‎ -ly


  • Hey, Tom -- chiming in to say I've sampled a fair number of LZs at this point and I would probably describe most of what she does anything that doesn't sound reekingly feminine as unisex.

    Liz Zorn Sinti

  • But she could never get herself to keep up the earnest clowning of bedroom calisthenics; gymnasiums were either reekingly crowded or too expensive -- and even to think of undressing and dressing for a gymnasium demanded more initiative than was left in her fagged organism.

    The Job An American Novel

  • All the long place was reekingly hot, with a strong smell of human effluvia, of sweat-dampened clothing, of blood and powder grime.

    The Long Roll

  • This is also the Dark Year in which Styx released a song called "Babe" - a tune so reekingly awful that, by contrast,

    theday.Com - Breaking News

  • Here is the reekingly rich soil of the great Delta -- that name not meaning the wide marshes of the actual mouth of the Mississippi, but the fat accumulated soil of centuries caged in by that long, incurving dam of the hills which, far inland from the current of the swift water-way, begins at the head of the vast body of tangled Yazoo lands, and drops down, pinching in at the base of a great "V," where the bluffs converge near Vicksburg.

    The Law of the Land


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