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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 reek /ˈrik/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Reek n. A rick. [Obs.]

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Reek, n.  Vapor; steam; smoke; fume.
    As hateful to me as the reek of a limekiln.   --Shak.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Reek, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Reeked p. pr. & vb. n. Reeking.]  To emit vapor, usually that which is warm and moist; to be full of fumes; to steam; to smoke; to exhale.
    Few chimneys reeking you shall espy.   --Spenser.
 I found me laid
 In balmy sweat, which with his beams the sun
 Soon dried, and on the reeking moisture fed.   --Milton.
    The coffee rooms reeked with tobacco.   --Macaulay.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : a distinctive odor that is offensively unpleasant [syn: malodor,
           malodour, stench, stink, fetor, foetor, mephitis]
      v 1: have an element suggestive (of something); "his speeches
           smacked of racism" [syn: smack]
      2: smell badly and offensively; "The building reeks of smoke"
         [syn: stink]
      3: be wet with sweat or blood, as of one's face [syn: fume]
      4: give off smoke, fumes, warm vapour, steam, etc.; "Marshes
         reeking in the sun"