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putrescence

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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

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The first known use of putrescence was in 1646

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“Putrescence.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/putrescence. Accessed 21 Sep. 2020.

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