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synonyms for putrefactive

  • contaminated
  • disagreeable
  • fetid
  • moldy
  • musty
  • polluted
  • putrid
  • smelly
  • soured
  • stale
  • tainted
  • bad
  • carious
  • curdled
  • decomposing
  • disgusting
  • evil-smelling
  • feculent
  • foul
  • frowzy
  • fusty
  • gamy
  • high
  • impure
  • loathsome
  • malodorous
  • nasty
  • nidorous
  • noisome
  • noxious
  • off
  • offensive
  • olid
  • putrefied
  • putrescent
  • rank
  • reeky
  • repulsive
  • sharp
  • sour
  • stinking
  • strong
  • turned
  • unhealthy
  • whiffy

antonyms for putrefactive

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  • clean
  • fresh
  • new
  • perfumed
  • pure
  • sweet
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How to use putrefactive in a sentence

It is very strong in taste and smell, due to putrefactive germs that are added to the milk in its manufacture.
WOMAN'S INSTITUTE LIBRARY OF COOKERY, VOL. 2WOMAN'S INSTITUTE OF DOMESTIC ARTS AND SCIENCES
Poor digestion associated with putrefactive fermentation equally converts the organic salts into inorganic ones.
THE HEALTHY LIFE, VOL. V, NOS. 24-28VARIOUS
Boiled milk, if set on one side, in warm weather, speedily becomes alkaline and putrid or putrefactive.
THE HEALTHY LIFE, VOL. V, NOS. 24-28VARIOUS
Saccharine is a mineral substance, a fossilised product of putrefactive action in the coal age.
THE HEALTHY LIFE, VOL. V, NOS. 24-28VARIOUS
It so happens in many cases of foot trouble, however, that putrefactive organisms gain entrance side by side with those of pus.
DISEASES OF THE HORSE'S FOOTHARRY CAULTON REEKS
It is in this way: Pus and putrefactive organisms have gained entrance to the lymphatics of the original diseased limb.
DISEASES OF THE HORSE'S FOOTHARRY CAULTON REEKS
Their activity may be productive of a poison, or putrefactive alkaloid, which is absorbed.
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, NO. 787, JANUARY 31, 1891VARIOUS
These organisms are more powerful than those of a putrefactive character and inhibit their growth.
THE BACILLUS OF LONG LIFELOUDON DOUGLAS
Lactic acid, the acid of sour milk, constitutes a medium in which putrefactive germs do not thrive.
HOW TO LIVEIRVING FISHER AND EUGENE FISK
Meats and fish quickly take on putrefactive changes which render them more or less indigestible.
APPLETONS' POPULAR SCIENCE MONTHLY, FEBRUARY 1899VARIOUS
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