- n. 恶臭；臭气
- vt. 使…散发恶臭
- vi. 发恶臭
1. stink => stench.
2. drink => drench.
来自古英语 stenc,气味，臭味，香味，来自 Proto-Germanic*stankwiz,气味，来自 PIE*steug, 扩大形式于 PIE*steu,推，击，释放，词源同 steep,type.后词义仅限于指臭味。
- stench: see stink
- stench (n.)
- Old English stenc "a smell, odor, scent, fragrance" (either pleasant or unpleasant), from Proto-Germanic *stankwiz (cognates: Old Saxon stanc, Old High German stanch, German stank). Related to stincan "emit a smell" (see stink (v.)) as drench is to drink. It tended toward "bad smell" in Old English (as a verb, only with this sense), and the notion of "evil smell" has predominated since c. 1200.
- 1. The stench from the sewer is indescribable.
- 2. The stench from rotting food is stomach-churning.
- 3. the sickening stench of burnt flesh
- 4. an overpowering stench of rotting fish
- 5. The air was filled with the overpowering stench of decomposing vegetation.
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