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synonyms for decayed

  • addled
  • ruined
  • withered
  • corroded
  • decomposed
  • moldered
  • perished
  • putrefied
  • rank
  • riddled
  • rotted
  • spoiled
  • wasted
  • bad
  • carious
  • carrion
  • effete
  • gangrenous
  • overripe
  • putrescent
  • putrid
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antonyms for decayed

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  • developing
  • flourishing
  • germinating
  • growing
  • improving
  • ripening
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How to use decayed in a sentence

The best way to estimate the age of a planet’s surface is to analyze its rocks, using the radioactive decay of its elements as a geologic clock.
RUMBLES ON MARS RAISE HOPES OF UNDERGROUND MAGMA FLOWSROBIN GEORGE ANDREWSFEBRUARY 1, 2021QUANTA MAGAZINE
The researchers hoped to use it to simulate false vacuum decay and bubble collisions.
HOW UNIVERSES MIGHT BUBBLE UP AND COLLIDE - FACTS SO ROMANTICCHARLIE WOODJANUARY 28, 2021NAUTILUS
Planets heated their original rocks with the decay of radioactive elements, collisions with asteroids or other planets, and with the leftover heat of their own formation.
CRUSHED SPACE ROCKS HINT AT EXOPLANETS’ EARLY ATMOSPHERIC MAKEUPLISA GROSSMANJANUARY 26, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
A limited quantum computer, it specializes in solving optimization problems by letting qubits seek out the lowest-energy configuration available — a process not unlike false vacuum decay.
PHYSICISTS STUDY HOW UNIVERSES MIGHT BUBBLE UP AND COLLIDECHARLIE WOODJANUARY 25, 2021QUANTA MAGAZINE
Because for every hydrocarbon atom that goes into the Earth, an oxygen atom is not used up in the decay process.
WHY BIRDS CAN FLY OVER MOUNT EVEREST - ISSUE 94: EVOLVINGWALTER MURCHDECEMBER 30, 2020NAUTILUS
Radioactive decay of elements in the Earth added a lot of heat into the mix, prolonging the cooling time.
THESE ARE SCIENCE’S TOP 10 ERRONEOUS RESULTSTOM SIEGFRIEDNOVEMBER 10, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
Vacuum decay is the idea that the universe that we are living in is not fully stable.
THIS COSMOLOGIST KNOWS HOW IT’S ALL GOING TO ENDDAN FALKJUNE 22, 2020QUANTA MAGAZINE
That deep, the decay of calcium can create air pockets with 33 to 88 percent hydrogen by volume.
PLANETS WITH HYDROGEN SKIES COULD HARBOR LIFELISA GROSSMANJUNE 2, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
It was a decayed house of superb proportions, but of a fashion long passed away.
CHECKMATEJOSEPH SHERIDAN LE FANU
Some half-decayed pieces of cloth and portions of wearing apparel were still lying in it.
A WOMAN'S JOURNEY ROUND THE WORLDIDA PFEIFFER
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WORDS RELATED TO DECAYED

  • altered
  • contaminated
  • decayed
  • defiled
  • distorted
  • doctored
  • falsified
  • foul
  • infected
  • noxious
  • polluted
  • putrescent
  • putrid
  • tainted
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.