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decomposition

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of decomposition

  1. the process by which dead organic matter separates into simpler substances the unmistakable smell of decomposition led us to some fruit that had fallen behind the refrigerator Synonyms breakdown, decay, corruption, festering, putrefaction, putrescence, rot, spoilageRelated Words crumbling, disintegration, dissolution; curdling, fermentation, moldering, souringNear Antonyms growth, maturation, ripening



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