malodor, malodour, stench, stink, reek, fetor, foetor, mephitis
Meaning: a distinctive odor that is offensively unpleasant
The stench was terrible and greatly troubled the health of the land.
They gave us possession of their largest hut, in which they had been roasting a sea-cow, and the stench was intolerable.
Of a sudden, and all at once, there came wafted over the ocean from the strange vessel (which was now close upon us) a smell, a stench, such as the whole world has no name for--no conception of--hellish--utterly suffocating--insufferable, inconceivable.
Nay, further, his privy-member was putrefied, and produced worms; and when he sat upright, he had a difficulty of breathing, which was very loathsome, on account of the stench of his breath, and the quickness of its returns; he had also convulsions in all parts of his body, which increased his strength to an insufferable degree.