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Word: putrefy

Definition: make or become putrid; N. putrefaction


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::: adamant - hard; inflexible
::: propriety - fitness; quality of being proper; correct conduct; conformity to prevailing customs and usages; CF. proprietor, proprietary
::: debut - d\'ebut; first public appearance; formal presentation of a young woman to society
::: ineffable - unutterable; not to be uttered; taboo; that cannot be expressed in speech; indescribable; unspeakable; inexpressible; Ex. ineffable name/joy
::: depreciate - lessen in value; belittle; represent as of little value
::: phlegmatic - calm and unexcitable; not easily disturbed; CF. phlegm: sticky mucus produced in the respiratory tract
::: microcosm - small representative world; world in miniature; Ex. microcosm of English society
::: doldrums - blues; listlessness(lack of spirit or energy); slack(inactive) period; period of stagnation; ocean area near the equator where ships cannot move because there is no wind; Ex. in the doldrums
::: outcast - one that has been excluded from a society; ADJ.
::: wrath - anger; fury