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Word: putrefy

Definition: make or become putrid; N. putrefaction


More Vocab Words

::: predetermine - determine in advance; predestine; settle or decide beforehand; influence markedly
::: vendor - seller
::: garner - gather; store up; amass
::: posthumous - after death (as of child born after father's death or book published after author's death); coming or occurring after one's death; Ex. posthumous fame/novel
::: falsify - make (something written) false by changing
::: ponderous - having great weight; weighty; unwieldy; lacking lightness; dull; Ex. ponderous body/style of writing
::: mnemonic - pertaining to memory; assisting the memory; N: device, such as as formula or rhyme, used as a mnemonic aid
::: forensic - suitable to debate or courts of law; of or used in legal proceedings and the tracking of criminals; Ex. forensic science/medicine
::: academic - related to a school; not practical or directly useful
::: gild - cover with a thin layer of gold