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noun as in corrosion, disintegration

noun as in garbage, nonsense


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After hearing her story, he inspected the steps and noticed signs of rot.

And so the same creeping rot of the rule of law that the administration has inflicted on immigration now bedevils our drug laws.

So Little Snow White lay in the coffin for a long, long time but did not rot.

Gary has been broken for a while, and it looks like much of it has been left to rot.

And the willingness to dump on British women in the name of Sharia law is a rot that runs up and down the length of society.

As ever, he talked too big (it was an election year) about withdrawing from Iraq with honor and all that rot.

Some of the cut grass looks as if it were Flax spread out to rot, and all of it evinces a want of shelter.

He hath chosen strong wood, and that will not rot: the skilful workman seeketh how he may set up an idol that may not be moved.

As for Homer Smith, his carcase might rot in the desert of Arizona, or anywhere, for aught he cared.

When your letters are disbelieved 403 it makes you angry, and that is rot; and I wish I could keep out of it with all my soul.

Them's the very words I said; they all heard me; and the country may rot for all me—I'll never vote agin as long as I live.

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On this page you'll find 138 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to rot, such as: blight, decay, decomposition, deterioration, canker, and mold.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.