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Strong StenchPlay
Emphasizes an extremely unpleasant and overpowering smell, worse than just 'bad'. SlideThe putrid stench from the landfill could be detected miles away.
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Negative ReactionPlay
Use 'putrid' to describe smells that provoke a strong physical reaction, like gagging. SlideHe gagged at the putrid odour emanating from the spoiled fish.
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Imagery of DecayPlay
'Putrid' often brings to mind images of decay, such as rotting food or death. SlideThe putrid scent of decay hung around the abandoned house.