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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To rot or decay.

Usage examples (38)
  • The fallen leaves began to decompose and fertilize the soil beneath the tree.
  • But he did decompress, as opposed to decompose, which is how Jerry described George's summer plans.
  • "decompose" into the three component colors of images.
  • Whole cobs will aerate compost heaps but are slow to decompose. for more
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