"reeking" in the verb sense
1. smack, reek, smell
have an element suggestive (of something
"his speeches smacked of racism"
"this passage smells of plagiarism"
2. reek, stink
smell badly and offensively
"The building reeks of smoke"
3. reek, fume
be wet with sweat or blood, as of one's face
give off smoke, fumes, warm vapour, steam, etc.
"Marshes reeking in the sun"
"reeking" in the adjective sense
1. reeking, watery
wet with secreted or exuded moisture such as sweat or tears
"wiped his reeking neck"
giving off a strong unpleasant smell
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