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Word: putrefy

Definition: make or become putrid; N. putrefaction


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::: churlish - boorish; rude; N. churl: boor; yahoo
::: proselytize - (induce someone to) convert to a religion or belief; N. proselyte: new convert to a doctrine or religion
::: pachyderm - thick-skinned animal
::: outlandish - bizzare; peculiar; unconventional
::: excise - cut away; cut out; N: government tax on good produced and used inside a country; N. excision
::: boisterous - violent; rough; noisy
::: linger - loiter or dawdle; be slow in leaving; delay going; continue or persist; be slow to disappear; Ex. The smell lingered for days.
::: incapacitate - disable; N. incapacity: lack of capacity
::: precocious - advanced in development; N. precocity
::: emaciated - thin and wasted (from hunger or illness)