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On this page you'll find 59 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to putrid, such as: contaminated, fetid, rancid, rotting, bad, and corrupt.

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  • “The article appears to consist in whole or in part of a filthy, putrid, or decomposed substance,” noted the official report form.

    U.S. Wants Freedom from ‘Filthy’ French Cheese | Alice Guilhamon, Christopher Dickey | July 20, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
  • In the latest CBS/NYT poll, the GOP had a putrid 31 percent approval rating, its lowest ever recorded.

    Socialist Shocker! | Benjamin Sarlin | April 11, 2009 | THE DAILY BEAST
  • The instant she'd opened him up, she detected the putrid, pungent smell of booze as it breaks down in the body.

    Dr. Scarpetta Heads to Psych Ward | Daily Beast Promotions | February 23, 2009 | THE DAILY BEAST
  • 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.

  • The putrid flesh came away with the garments, but the drunkards never heeded.

    The Chequers | James Runciman
  • Again, we will pass through stinking sewers, up to our elbows in putrid filth.

    Black Diamonds | Mr Jkai
  • The most delicate birds, even grouse, may be kept this way, if not putrid.

    A Poetical Cook-Book | Maria 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 Cloud | Anonymous

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