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The use of highly offensive odors to sicken, immobilize, or drive away an enemy.‘they are hoping to win a big contract for their innovations in stench warfare’
- ‘Stench warfare could form a key part of the U.S. non-lethal weapons program and provide police with an extra means of dealing with the kind of rioting that has disrupted recent summits of world leaders.’
- ‘A review of the year's notable developments in ideas and other advances comments on stench warfare notes that the search for smells that can be used against enemy combatants - by making them throw up, become dizzy and possibly flee battle arena - has become serious business.’
- ‘I guess you are getting used to the WWI-style stench warfare!’
On the pattern of trench warfare.
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