Part of speech:
Used to express disbelief or disgust.
Used to express disagreement or exasperation.
Used to express impatience, reproof, contempt, etc.
Used to express disbelief or annoyance.
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.
The act or process of corrupting.
The natural or induced transformation of an atomic nucleus from a more massive to a less massive configuration by the emission of particles or radiation.
Broken, discarded, or worthless things; rubbish; refuse
To fall into ruin:
To damage or injure in such a way as to make useless, valueless, etc.; destroy
(Intransitive) To fall apart, break up into parts.
Unequivocally detestable; loathsome:
Done or uttered just before death:
Having an offensive odor.
Far or farther from a reference point:
Not up to what is usual, normal, standard, etc.
Of, like, containing, or discharging pus
Of, relating to, or characterized by putrefaction.
Of or connected with putrefaction
Made weak or unsound by rot:
Of, producing, or resulting from putrefaction.
Of, relating to, or formed by termites.
Of the nature of ulcers or an ulcer.
Decay of a bone or tooth. Dental plaque formed by bacteria initiates a progressive process of decay that, if left unchecked, leads to tooth loss.
(Med.) Deterioration in structure or function of cells, tissues, or organs, as in disease or aging
A disagreeable or noxious vapor or odor
Decay of tissue in a part of the body when the blood supply is obstructed by injury, disease, etc.
Shame, humiliation, etc.; loss of self-respect
Death of cells through injury or disease, especially in a localized area of a tissue or organ.
To push ahead or through forcefully:
To engage in playful teasing.
(Linguistics) To influence the semantic properties or phonological form of (a word or phrase); blend with:
To eat into or wear away gradually, as by rusting or by the action of chemicals
To cause to become rotten; spoil:
To lessen in force, health, value, etc.; deteriorate; decay
(Biol.) To undergo degeneration; deteriorate
To diminish or impair in quality, character, or value:
To grow embittered; rankle
To mature, ripen, or develop.
To die; esp., to die a violent or untimely death
To cause to form pustules.
To make or become putrid or rotten; decompose
To form or discharge pus; fester
To become altered from what is normal, proper, or healthy.
To crumble to dust; disintegrate.
To affect with putrefaction or decay; spoil
To present in a specified direction by rotating or pivoting:
The process of growing worse, or the state of having grown worse.
An amount of putrefied matter or an odor produced by such matter.
The condition of being spoiled.
(Informal) Talk that is empty, insincere, or merely for effect; humbug
Worthless, false, or ridiculous speech or writing; nonsense.
To gradually lose energy, strength, or bodily substance, as from disease.
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