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Synonyms for reek

be redolent of

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  • be redolent of
  • suggest
  • smack of
  • testify to
  • be characterized by
  • have all the hallmarks of
  • bear the stamp of
  • be permeated by
  • be suggestive or indicative of

Synonyms for reek

to have or give off a foul odor

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Synonyms for reek

have an element suggestive (of something)

smell badly and offensively

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be wet with sweat or blood, as of one's face

give off smoke, fumes, warm vapour, steam, etc.

References in classic literature ?
She had a face like a silkworm, and the dining-room reeks of orris-root.
For the attention of: Helen Reek Transport Solutions Manager
Mountains of garbage reek in the streets and lawlessness prevails within a crippling infrastructure.
The millionaire members of this cabinet will hand their kids over to their private nannies so they can be left to reek havoc on their own.
I like to think of Internet marketing like climbing a mountain which has its summit shielded by clouds," said Randy Reek, an authority in online marketing strategies.
I needed a dictionary by my side, but the descriptions carve vivid scenes that reek of all the dirtiest sights and smells of the era.
From room deodorizers and potpourri to non-organic breakfasts and sheets that reek of bleach, the typical overnight stay can seem so toxic you'd almost rather stay home.
While most people hanker after the new car smell, the reality is that the vast majority of the 27 million cars on the road are more likely to reek of fish, vomit and stale milk - made even worse with the hot weather bringing out the worst in any decomposing food lurking under the driver's seat.
Office workers who reek of cigarette smoke are putting their reputation and career chances at risk, research claims.
Obviously she doesn't mind the reek of curry and cooking oil.
OFFICE workers who reek of cigarette smoke are putting their reputation and career chances at risk,new research showed yesterday Only 10% of UK bosses polled by executive consultancy TheAziz Corporation said smelling of cigarette smoke during office hours was acceptable.
But Bock's references aren't limited to the entertainers of Camelot: His manic science experiments with exploding paint balls and cabbages reek of the Nutty Professor's '60s, while his timing, his wild stare, and his toothy grin are pure turn-of-the-millennium Jim Carrey.
The appointment would reek of cronyism, arrogance and disdain.
This year, NPAC's team includes: (front row, l-r) Tom Holtacker, Anne-Elizabeth Straub, Marla Chalnick (chair), Janie Brunette, Anita Nesci; (back row, l-r) Michelle Keating, Lisa Olenik (vice chair), Chuck Reek, Tom Houle, Vanessa Hodges.
The woman would reek of yesterday's liquor and you would try to stay several feet apart during conversation.