#EngVocab: Other Ways to Say ‘Stink’

Today we will learn about other ways to say ‘stink.’
Do you know the synonyms of ‘stink’?

Let’s start.

  1. Stench.
    Meaning: a strong and very unpleasant smell.
    E.g.
    “The stench of the rotten meat rose into the air.”
  2. Effluvium.
    Meaning: a smelly gas, vapor, or an exhalation.
    E.g.
    “The effluvium from the experiment made the student cover their nose.”
  3. Miasma.
    Meaning: a highly unpleasant or unhealthy vapor rising from the ground or other source.
    E.g.
    “Miasma from the polution hung in the air above the city.”
  4. Fetor.
    Meaning: a strong offensive smell.
    E.g.
    “The mixture aromatic herbs burning became a fetor with healthful fragrance.”
  5. Mephitis
    Meaning: a noxious or foul-smelling gas or vapour.
    E.g.
    “The mephitis permeated the air and spread to the whole room.”

Compiled and written by @sherlydarmali for @EnglishTips4U on Sunday, February 2, 2020.

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