reek with (something)

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reek with (something)

To smell very potently of something unpleasant. My hands always reek with garlic after I have to chop it up. He came down for his prom reeking with his dad's aftershave. The house reeks with wet dog—open the window!
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Theroux can create atmosphere better than most, and the title novella reeks with an atmosphere of European foreignness, sex, mystery and desire.
"The 100-to-one ratio, coupled with mandatory minimum sentencing provided by federal statute, has situation that reeks with inhumanity and injustice," Cahill said.