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Word: putrefy

Definition: make or become putrid; N. putrefaction


More Vocab Words

::: rescind - repeal; annul; cancel (a law, decision, or agreement)
::: abbreviate - shorten
::: interjection - exclamation; Ex. ``Ouch''
::: hapless - unfortunate; luckless
::: apologist - one who writes in defense of a cause or institution; N. apologia
::: distraught - upset; distracted by anxiety; very anxious and troubled almost to the point of madness; Ex. distraught with grief/worry
::: pernicious - very harmful; deadly; very destructive; Ex. pernicious effect/anemia
::: ascendancy - controlling influence; position of controlling influence; CF. in the ascendant
::: whinny - neigh like a horse; CF. neigh: make the sound which horses make
::: supplant - take the place of unfairly; usurp; replace