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synonyms for putrid

  • contaminated
  • fetid
  • rancid
  • rotting
  • bad
  • corrupt
  • decayed
  • decomposed
  • foul
  • high
  • malodorous
  • nidorous
  • noisome
  • off
  • rank
  • reeking
  • smelly
  • spoiled
  • strong
  • tainted
  • whiffy
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antonyms for putrid

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  • sweet
  • fresh
  • perfumed
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How to use putrid in a sentence

They forced turnovers but not misses from their opponents, and their rebounding was putrid on both ends of the floor.
WHO SAID SMALL BALL IS THE ONLY WAY TO WIN A TITLE?LOUIS ZATZMANJULY 14, 2021FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
On crossing it for the first time, I perceived lying about me half putrid cats and dogs—and even a mule in the same state.
A WOMAN'S JOURNEY ROUND THE WORLDIDA PFEIFFER
The putrid flesh came away with the garments, but the drunkards never heeded.
THE CHEQUERSJAMES RUNCIMAN
Again, we will pass through stinking sewers, up to our elbows in putrid filth.
BLACK DIAMONDSMR JKAI
The most delicate birds, even grouse, may be kept this way, if not putrid.
A POETICAL COOK-BOOKMARIA J. MOSS
Their bodies, when putrid, floated down the stream, and many in all probability were deposited in the estuary of the Plata.
THE RAIN CLOUDANONYMOUS
He explained putrid fevers as specific vital diseases,—in which view, of course, he embodied humoral ideas.
AN EPITOME OF THE HISTORY OF MEDICINEROSWELL PARK
It grows on putrid animal bodies, as our fungus (ex pede equino) from the dead horses hoof.
THE BOOK OF CURIOSITIESI. PLATTS
Fixed air thrown into the intestines, by way of glyster, has been found to give relief in some cases of putrid disease.
HEADS OF LECTURES ON A COURSE OF EXPERIMENTAL PHILOSOPHY: PARTICULARLY INCLUDING CHEMISTRYJOSEPH PRIESTLEY
These productions were generally attributed to the superfluous humidity of rotten wood, or other putrid substances.
THE BOOK OF CURIOSITIESI. PLATTS
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WORDS RELATED TO PUTRID

  • moldy
  • off
  • putrid
  • rancid
  • rotten
  • sour
  • spoiled
  • addled
  • bad
  • carious
  • carrion
  • corroded
  • decomposed
  • effete
  • gangrenous
  • overripe
  • perished
  • putrescent
  • putrid
  • rank
  • riddled
  • rotted
  • ruined
  • spoiled
  • wasted
  • withered
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