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rancid

ran·cid

rancid

 
pronunciation:
raen sihd
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Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: having an unpleasant odor or taste because of the spoilage of fats or oils; stale.
The butter became rancid.
synonyms:
foul, rank, sour
antonyms:
fresh, sweet
similar words:
fetid, fusty, malodorous, noisome, putrid, reeking, rotten, stale, stinking
definition 2: unpleasant or offensive.
a rancid taste
synonyms:
disgusting, distasteful, noisome, offensive, repugnant, repulsive, unpleasant
similar words:
foul, nasty, putrid, rank, rotten, stinking
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derivations: rancidity (n.), rancidness (n.)