Thesaurus / rot

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Here you will rot in the grave and six brass buttons will be all that will be left of you.
SHORT STORIESFIODOR DOSTOIEVSKI
We owe it to her that the family existence of England does not rot in mere inaction and peace.
And yet the ripening process is sometimes so slow that the frost of fear or the rot of regret spoils the fruit.
ANALYZING CHARACTERKATHERINE M. H. BLACKFORD AND ARTHUR NEWCOMB
From this account, and other sources, we find that Elias de Derham is first mentioned in the Rot.
Oh, Nancy, what rot you talk every time you remember you had a year at college!
SISTERSKATHLEEN NORRIS
Let it not be said that the seed must rot in the earth to produce.
VOLTAIRE'S ROMANCESFRANOIS-MARIE AROUET
The transfer was completed, for reference is made to it in 1454; Rot.
The meat and fat on them heats and 'burns' them, and they then go to pieces and rot on being dressed.
A stub left on a trunk or large branch does not heal, but soon begins to rot at the end where the heartwood is exposed.
APPLE GROWINGM. C. BURRITT
In a word, while no Englishman gives up or will ever give up—that's all rot—the job he has in hand is not going well.

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