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putrefy

pu·tre·fy

putrefy

 
pronunciation:
pyu tr faI
parts of speech:
transitive verb, intransitive verb
features:
Word Combinations (verb), Word Parts
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: putrefied, putrefies, putrefying
definition: to cause to rot or decompose.
synonyms:
decay, decompose, rot
similar words:
addle, corrupt, fester, molder, turn
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition 1: to rot or decompose.
synonyms:
addle, decay, decompose, rot
similar words:
fester, foul, molder, mortify, spoil, taint, turn
definition 2: to develop gangrene.
synonyms:
gangrene
similar words:
fester, mortify
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derivations: putrefiable (adj.), putrefier (n.)
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