Part of speech:
The last part
Material that has rotted.
(Biol.) Deterioration or loss of a function or structure in the course of evolution, as in the vestigial eyes of many cave animals
A wasting away, esp. of bodily tissue, an organ, etc., or the failure of an organ or part to grow or develop, as because of insufficient nutrition
Of or relating to literary Decadence.
Tending to deteriorate
Of or relating to orbital motion in the direction opposite that of the predominant motion in an orbital system.
Bribery or similar dishonest dealings
Lavish or sensual self-indulgence
(Linguistics) In certain languages, the inflection of nouns, pronouns, and adjectives with respect to categories such as case, number, and gender.
A sloping or bending downward.
(Rare) A weakening, ruining, etc.; downfall; deterioration
A degenerate action
The condition or fact of being insufficient or falling short:
A failure of health; physical, mental, or emotional collapse
The process of breaking down organic material, such as dead plant or animal tissue, into smaller molecules that are available for use by the organisms of an ecosystem. Decomposition is carried on by bacteria, fungi, protists, worms, and certain other organisms.
(Geology) A wearing away or falling to pieces of rocks or strata, produced by atmospheric action, frost, ice, etc.
An amount of putrefied matter or an odor produced by such matter.
Any of various plant diseases caused by fungi or bacteria and characterized by decay
process of changing to an inferior state
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