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Word: putrefy

Definition: make or become putrid; N. putrefaction


More Vocab Words

::: debilitate - weaken (esp. through heat, hunger, illness); enfeeble
::: ferocious - fierce; violent; N. ferocity
::: homogeneous - of the same kind; uniform in composition throughout
::: shirk - avoid (responsibility, work, etc.); malinger
::: cadaverous - like a corpse; pale
::: pervert - corrupt; turn from right to wrong; misuse; Ex. perverted sexual desire/scientific knowledge; N: person whose sexual behavior is not natural
::: predator - predatory animal or bird; predatory person; creature that seizes and devours another animal; person who robs or exploits others; ADJ. predatory: living by preying on other organisms; plundering; N. predation
::: cadet - student at a military school
::: unsavory - distasteful; disagreeable; morally offensive; Ex. unsavory activity/reputation
::: pandemic - widespread; affecting the majority of people; N: pandemic disease; CF. all people