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Word: rancid

Definition: having the odor of stale or decomposing fat; rank


Sentences Containing 'rancid'

As every person called up made exactly the same appearance he had done in the world, it gave me melancholy reflections to observe how much the race of human kind was degenerated among us within these hundred years past; how the pox, under all its consequences and denominations had altered every lineament of an English countenance; shortened the size of bodies, unbraced the nerves, relaxed the sinews and muscles, introduced a sallow complexion, and rendered the flesh loose and rancid.
Cream in those days was sold on "degrees of Rancid" as there was no refrigeration.
For the tour, Justin Bivona and Jesse Bivona will be temporarily replaced by Serge Dmitrijevic and Dean Butterworth, as the Bivona brothers' band The Interrupters are opening for Rancid.
He also has an online cooking show named 'Eat Me!' and has appeared on the Food Network grilling with Iron Chef Bobby Flay on Bobby's show, 'Grill It!, with Bobby Flay' Gordy Carbone was a show host for XM Satellite for several years co-hosting Rancid Radio with Rancid's Lars Frederiksen.
One review that put both the film and David Cronenberg on American radar was a respectful one by Roger Ebert, who noted that he expected a dismal exploitation film since "Shivers" was part of a double-bill with the rancid faux-snuff film "Snuff", but instead was impressed by a lot of the film--even though it didn't finish strongly--and ended up giving it a 2 and 1/2 star rating.
Rise Against embarked on a North American tour with bands Rancid, Billy Talent, Killswitch Engage, and Riverboat Gamblers in June and July 2009.
Snuff are also confirmed to appear at the 2012 Rebellion festival, in Blackpool, UK, alongside bands such as Rancid and SNFU, as well as being lead support for the summer 2012 NOFX UK tour.
The band supported the album by touring with band member Tim Armstrong's other band Rancid.
There is some controversy surrounding whether or not the Buddha himself died from eating rancid pork.
When they were deciding how to name it, they chose to do so after the song "Smelly Cat", from the soundtrack of "Friends", which translates as "Gato Fedorento" in Portuguese (Zé Diogo Quintela, one of the authors, once jokingly said that he thought that "Smelly Cat" meant "Cadeira Rançosa", Portuguese for "Rancid Chair").

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