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evil-smelling

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Definition of evil-smelling in English:

adjective

Having an extremely unpleasant smell: an evil-smelling cesspit
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  • As I came up he was lighting rank tobacco, in a cutty pipe, with an evil-smelling match, and the flame showed me the suspicion of a smile.
  • It was always fish on a Friday, and at this particular convent it was invariably a somewhat evil-smelling fish pie - its smell haunts me to this day.
  • The first spill of some 5,000 tonnes of oil fouled beaches with an evil-smelling bed of tar, killed or coated hundreds of seabirds and caused untold damage to the region's renowned shellfish and fish resources.

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