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Word: putrefy

Definition: make or become putrid; N. putrefaction


More Vocab Words

::: portend - foretell; presage; be a sign or warning of; N. portent: sign; omen; forewarning
::: hummock - small hill; hillock
::: convert - one who has adopted a different religion or opinion; V: change into another form; (persuade to) adopt a particular religion or belief
::: compress - force into less space; squeeze; contract; put into fewer words; N: thick mass of cloth pressed to part of the body to stop bleeding or swelling, reduce fever, etc.
::: agrarian - pertaining to land or its cultivation; Ex. agrarian reform
::: encompass - surround; include; Ex. His activities encompass publishing and computers.
::: pedestrian - ordinary; dull; unimaginative(lacking in imagination); going on foot; Ex. pedestrian prose; N.
::: plenary - (of power) complete; full; fully attended by all qualified members; Ex. plenary power
::: malleable - (of a metal) capable of being shaped by pounding(beating); pliable; (of someone) impressionable(easily influenced); easily controlled; tractable
::: brink - edge (at the top of a cliff); Ex. on the brink of the Grand Canyon