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putrefaction

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of putrefaction

  1. the process by which dead organic matter separates into simpler substances <clearing the refrigerator of what the previous tenant had left behind was like taking a course in the advanced putrefaction of leftovers> Synonyms breakdown, decay, decomposition, festering, corruption, putrescence, rot, spoilageRelated Words crumbling, disintegration, dissolution; curdling, fermentation, moldering, souringNear Antonyms growth, maturation, ripening




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