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putrescence

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  1. the process by which dead organic matter separates into simpler substances <in the far corner of the walk-in refrigerator was a crate of cucumbers in an advanced stage of putrescence> Synonyms breakdown, decay, decomposition, festering, putrefaction, corruption, rot, spoilageRelated Words crumbling, disintegration, dissolution; curdling, fermentation, moldering, souringNear Antonyms growth, maturation, ripening


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