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adj. - In an advanced state of decomposition and having a foul odor.

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Usage examples (31)
  • The result is liquefaction and putrefied soup in the box.
  • Their skin is putrefied, the complexions¬Ö have corroded.
  • But the spore was already in it, and within hours it putrefied.
  • The bones were overlain by fried and putrefied connective tissue.
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