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1 decay usually accompanied by an offensive odor [syn: putrefaction]
2 (biology) decaying caused by bacterial or fungal action [syn: decomposition, rotting, putrefaction]
3 unacceptable behavior (especially ludicrously false statements) [syn: bunk, bunkum, buncombe, guff, hogwash]


1 break down; "The bodies decomposed in the heat" [syn: decompose, molder, moulder]
2 waste away; "Political prisoners are wasting away in many prisons all over the world" [syn: waste] [also: rotting, rotted]rotting n : (biology) decaying caused by bacterial or fungal action [syn: decomposition, rot, putrefaction]rotting See rot

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rotting in German: Rot (Begriffsklärung)
rotting in Esperanto: ROT
rotting in French: ROT
rotting in Italian: ROT
rotting in Dutch: Rot
rotting in Norwegian: Rot

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