The stench of corruption is settling over world soccer like a poisonous fog, and players are paying the price.
The stench of the backed-up toilets combines with the fumes of garbage fermenting in the midday sun.
In the darkness none of the others could tell where the stench came from.
The stench of decomposing flesh greeted us before we saw that rotting bodies were lying in the gullies on either side of us.
The stench from that, and from the early mass graves of Soviet POWs, is described in the literature.
The stench'll break the young lady's heart if they're boiled in them coppers.'
They were reddish-purple, ulcerated, and the stench was oppressive.
The generator was smoking, and the room reeked with the stench of shorted wires.
It was heavy with the stench of decaying vegetation, and damp.
Its presence was manifested by the stench from far off from the carrion of the dead.
Old English stenc "a smell" (either pleasant or unpleasant), from Proto-Germanic *stankwiz (cf. Old Saxon stanc, Old High German stanch, German stank). Related to stincan "emit a smell" (see stink) as drench is to drink. The notion of "evil smell" predominated from c.1200.