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synonyms for rancid

  • 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
  • putrefactive
  • putrescent
  • rank
  • reeky
  • repulsive
  • sharp
  • sour
  • stinking
  • strong
  • turned
  • unhealthy
  • whiffy
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antonyms for rancid

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

Exporters made it even cheaper with labor-saving methods that allowed palm fruit to ferment and soften, though the results were rancid.
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History suggests he will stubbornly try to hold on to his rancid reign in any way possible — convincing himself, and as much of the public as he can, that he is still president.
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The Bradfords found that the skin was full of a strong—almost rancid—oil, but the flesh, though rather flavorless, was not bad.
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Truffaldino brought him the vessel, examined the expectoration, and found in it a mass of rancid rotten rhymes.
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The steward supplied each mess with a daily allowance of biscuit, pork or beef, and rancid butter.
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It is generally a greasy stew of mutton, soaked with rancid butter and saffron, and seasoned with asafoetida.
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The English girl had milk with her coffee and some slices of bread spread with rancid butter.
OLIVE IN ITALYMORAY DALTON
Rancid, ran′sid, adj. partially decomposed (used of oil or any greasy substance): sour: disgusting.
CHAMBERS'S TWENTIETH CENTURY DICTIONARY (PART 3 OF 4: N-R)VARIOUS
Slices of potato fried in rancid lard will in a great measure absorb the unpleasant taste.
THE AMERICAN FRUGAL HOUSEWIFELYDIA M. CHILD
Strong, rancid mutton feels spongy, and does not rise again easily, when dented.
THE AMERICAN FRUGAL HOUSEWIFELYDIA M. CHILD
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WORDS RELATED TO RANCID

  • moldy
  • off
  • putrid
  • rancid
  • rotten
  • sour
  • spoiled
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