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 for stench
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Stench \Stench\, v. t.
     To stanch. [Obs.] --Harvey.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Stench \Stench\, n. [AS. stenc a strong smell, fr. stincan. See
     Stink, v. i.]
     1. A smell; an odor. [Obs.]
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              Clouds of savory stench involve the sky. --Dryden.
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     2. An ill smell; an offensive odor; a stink. --Cowper.
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     Stench trap, a contrivance to prevent stench or foul air
        from rising from the openings of sewers, drains, etc.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Stench \Stench\, v. t. [AS. stencan to emit a smell, fr. stincan
     to smell. See Stench, n.]
     To cause to emit a disagreeable odor; to cause to stink.
     [Obs.] --Young.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  stench
      n 1: a distinctive odor that is offensively unpleasant [syn:
           malodor, malodour, stench, stink, reek, fetor,
           foetor, mephitis]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  65 Moby Thesaurus words for "stench":
     aroma, bar, bind, block, block up, blockade, breath, bung, caulk,
     chink, choke, choke off, choke up, clog, clog up, congest,
     constipate, cork, cover, dam, dam up, definite odor,
     detectable odor, effluvium, emanation, essence, exhalation, fetor,
     fill, fill up, flavor, foul, foul odor, fragrance, fume, funk, jam,
     mephitis, noisomeness, obstipate, obstruct, odor, pack, plug,
     plug up, redolence, reek, savor, scent, smell, spile, spoor,
     stanch, stay, stink, stop, stop up, stopper, stopple, stuff,
     stuff up, subtle odor, trace, trail, whiff
  
  

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