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Word: putrefy

Definition: make or become putrid; N. putrefaction


More Vocab Words

::: cede - yield (title or territory) to (esp. after losing a war); surrender formally; N. cession
::: deliberate - consider; ponder; ADJ: done on purpose; slow
::: affront - insult; offense; intentional act of disrespect; V: insult or hurt the feelings of intentionally
::: haggle - argue about prices (in an attempt to bargain)
::: ostentatious - showy; trying to attract attention; pretentious; N. ostentation: showy display
::: paraphrase - restate a passage in one's own words while retaining thought of author; N: restatement of a text in other words
::: reverend - deserving reverence; N: priest
::: penchant - strong inclination; strong liking (esp. for something that is disapproved of by other people); Ex. penchant for fast cars
::: remediable - reparable
::: knave - untrustworthy person; rogue; scoundrel; jack; N. knavery