Examples of putrefy in a Sentence
we traced the bad smell to a dead skunk putrefying under the house
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Most of the shoreline is encrusted with rotting organic matter, silk-like swathes of bacterial slick now putrefying under the blazing sun…
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PUTREFY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of putrefy for English Language Learners
: to be slowly destroyed by natural processes : to rot and become putrid
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