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Word: putrefy

Definition: make or become putrid; N. putrefaction


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::: mange - skin disease (esp. of domestic animals) marked by loss of hair
::: singular - being only one; individual; unique; extraordinary; odd; Ex. singular beauty/behavior
::: acrophobia - fear of heights
::: inveigle - deceive; lead astray by deception; wheedle(cajole); Ex. inveigle her into joining the club; CF. interest dishonestly
::: dorsal - relating to the back of an animal; Ex. dorsal fin
::: enduring - lasting; surviving; V. endure: bear (pain or suffering) for a long time; remain alive (in spite of difficulties); last; survive
::: muted - silent; muffled; toned down; Ex. muted traffic noise
::: cardinal - chief; most important; N: priest; cardinal number: number that shows quantity rather thatn order
::: fruition - bearing of fruit; fulfillment; realization; Ex. come to/be brought to fruition
::: chagrin - annoyance and disappointment; vexation (caused by humiliation or injured pride)