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decomposed

adjective

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having undergone organic breakdown
  • the decomposed remains of an old tree trunk

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decomposed

verb
past tense of decompose

Synonyms & Antonyms of decomposed (Entry 2 of 2)

to go through decomposition
  • detectives needed to know how long it would take a corpse to decompose to that advanced state

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“Decomposed.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/decomposed. Accessed 11 Aug. 2022.

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