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decomposition

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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

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“Decomposition.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/decomposition. Accessed 17 Sep. 2021.

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