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adjective as in rotting

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The decomposing corpses wore the black pants and belts that fighters wear, although some were barefoot.

Decomposing corpses led to a rampant plague so severe it spread to Syria.

Other, bloated and decomposing corpses are piled on top of them.

His partly burned and partly decomposing face is unrecognizable as anyone who was ever alive and breathing.

The repetition of that became as tastelessly titillating as showing us a torn arm or a decomposing torso.

Their wounds were already decomposing, and the odour was most objectionable.

By decomposing a solution of crude sulphate of alumina with neutral or monobasic acetate of lead.

Then, lo and behold, the Cetonia turns putrid and the Scolia dies, poisoned by the ptomaines of the decomposing game!

He eats human flesh but not the diseased livers of geese and he prefers his meat decomposing as some like their game.

Pigsties are generally near the dwellings, and are always surrounded by decomposing matters.


On this page you'll find 136 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to decomposing, such as: collapsing, crumbling, deteriorating, disintegrating, eroding, and oxidizing.

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