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Intensity MattersPlay
Use 'stink' for very bad odors, not just any smell. SlideHe forgot his wet laundry in the machine, and now it stinks.
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Casual SpeechPlay
'Stink' is informal and more common in spoken language. SlideYou need to wash your dog; he really stinks.
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Negative EmotionPlay
Saying something stinks can express disgust or strong disapproval. SlideUgh, the garbage stinks!