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Word: putrefy

Definition: make or become putrid; N. putrefaction


More Vocab Words

::: restive - impatiently restless (induced by external coercion or restriction); restlessly impatient; obstinately resisting control; Ex. restive horses because of wolves; CF. not a general synonym for `restless'
::: peroration - conclusion of an oration; perorating; V. perorate: conclude a speech; speak at great length
::: appraise - estimate value of; N. appraisal
::: chameleon - lizard that changes color in different situations
::: scorch - sear; N.
::: receptive - quick or willing to receive (ideas, suggestions, etc.); Ex. receptive to the proposal
::: extradition - surrender of prisoner by one state to another; Ex. extradition treaty; V. extradite
::: bedizen - dress with vulgar finery
::: distinct - clearly different; clearly noticed
::: luxuriant - abundant; growing healthily and in large amounts; excessively ornate; rich and splendid; fertile; Ex. luxuriant forests/prose; CF. luxurious, luxuriate