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Word: rot

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  • noun a state of decay usually accompanied by an offensive odor
    Synonyms

    putrefaction

  • noun (biology) the process of decay caused by bacterial or fungal action
  • noun unacceptable behavior (especially ludicrously false statements)
  • verb break down
    Synonyms

    decompose, molder, moulder

    Examples
    • The bodies decomposed in the heat
  • verb become physically weaker
    Synonyms

    waste

    Examples
    • Political prisoners are wasting away in many prisons all over the world
Definitions are taken from Princeton’s WordNet 3.0, Princeton University, 2010