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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The quality of rotting and becoming smelly; In a state of progressive rotting.

Usage examples (36)
  • Is it bad that as soon as I read "putrescence" I started envisioning the Princess Bride....
  • Are you as sickened as I am by the smell of putrescence?
  • Smug satisfaction disguises an unmistakable putrescence.
  • Suppurating putrescence has a way of tar-pitting its own. for more
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