Definitions

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  • noun Plural form of stench.

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Examples

  • You belong with the oxen and the drudges, in dirty surroundings among smells and stenches.

    Chapter 12

  • Starting from a bridge over a vast open cesspool of human wastes, Brinda is making our path through what feel like opposites: tight-knit anarchy, foul stenches, brilliant rainbows of paint and fabric, acres of rubble next to dense clusters of shanties next to hand-crafted houses being rewired and gaudily repainted and redecorated, as we pass, by the artisan-squatters who live here.

    Christopher Lydon: Walking the Slum Side of Bangalore (AUDIO)

  • Believe me, I know which one hasn't washed his balls, I can smell pissy gussets and shitty backsides whose faint stenches don't carry to your nose, farts smell extra bad.

    Excerpt: Animal's People by Indra Sinha

  • The noise went way down, the glare ceased, the stench of sulfur was supplanted by other stenches.

    A Bob Lee Swagger eBook Boxed Set

  • The noise went way down, the glare ceased, the stench of sulfur was supplanted by other stenches.

    A Bob Lee Swagger eBook Boxed Set

  • The noise went way down, the glare ceased, the stench of sulfur was supplanted by other stenches.

    A Bob Lee Swagger eBook Boxed Set

  • The stenches are as essential to perfumers 'palate as rose and citrus scents, Mr. Laudamiel said.

    This Opera Hasn't Even Opened,

  • I have been greeted by enough stenches on removing dressings from the feet of diabetic patients to know whether someone is going to need intravenous or oral antibiotics.

    Medpundit

  • I have been greeted by enough stenches on removing dressings from the feet of diabetic patients to know whether someone is going to need intravenous or oral antibiotics.

    Archive 2006-02-01

  • Gawker has compiled an interactive NYC subway map showing the stenches of each station, as reported by readers.

    Boing Boing: September 24, 2006 - September 30, 2006 Archives

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