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  • verbrot, break up
  • verbanalyze by taking apart

synonyms for decomposing

  • break down
  • decay
  • disintegrate
  • dissolve
  • fall apart
  • molder
  • crumble
  • fester
  • putrefy
  • spoil
  • taint
  • turn
  • putresce
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antonyms for decomposing

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  • unite
  • combine
  • develop
  • grow
  • improve
  • join
  • put together
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How to use decomposing in a sentence

Their wounds were already decomposing, and the odour was most objectionable.
MY REMINISCENCES OF THE ANGLO-BOER WARBEN VILJOEN.
By decomposing a solution of crude sulphate of alumina with neutral or monobasic acetate of lead.
COOLEY'S CYCLOPDIA OF PRACTICAL RECEIPTS AND COLLATERAL INFORMATION IN THE ARTS, MANUFACTURES, PROFESSIONS, AND TRADES..., SIXTH EDITION, VOLUME IARNOLD COOLEY
Then, lo and behold, the Cetonia turns putrid and the Scolia dies, poisoned by the ptomaines of the decomposing game!
MORE HUNTING WASPSJ. HENRI FABRE
He eats human flesh but not the diseased livers of geese and he prefers his meat decomposing as some like their game.
A JOURNAL OF A TOUR IN THE CONGO FREE STATEMARCUS DORMAN
Pigsties are generally near the dwellings, and are always surrounded by decomposing matters.
THE CLAIMS OF LABOURARTHUR HELPS
This danger was avoided by drawing off the decomposing blood, and giving the patient a new lease of life.
REPORT ON SURGERY TO THE SANTA CLARA COUNTY MEDICAL SOCIETYJOSEPH BRADFORD COX
The dilute aqueous solution is very unstable, giving up oxygen readily, and decomposing with explosive violence at 100 C.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 14, SLICE 1VARIOUS
This fact explains the so-called “catalytic” action of acids and bases in decomposing such compounds as the esters.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 14, SLICE 1VARIOUS
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO DECOMPOSING

  • breaking down
  • breaking up
  • collapsing
  • crumbling
  • decomposing
  • deteriorating
  • disintegrating
  • eroding
  • falling to pieces
  • oxidizing
  • spoiling
  • wasting away
  • wearing away
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.