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putrefaction

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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

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“Putrefaction.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/putrefaction. Accessed 30 Oct. 2020.

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