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synonyms for rotted

  • break down
  • crumble
  • decay
  • decompose
  • disintegrate
  • languish
  • molder
  • perish
  • spoil
  • stain
  • warp
  • wither
  • corrupt
  • debase
  • debauch
  • decline
  • degenerate
  • demoralize
  • deprave
  • descend
  • fester
  • pervert
  • putrefy
  • retrograde
  • sink
  • taint
  • turn
  • worsen
  • disimprove
  • go bad
  • go downhill
  • go to pot
  • waste away
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antonyms for rotted

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  • build
  • combine
  • develop
  • flourish
  • grow
  • improve
  • put together
  • strengthen
  • unite
  • ascend
  • clean
  • cleanse
  • go up
  • increase
  • moralize
  • purify
  • rise
  • upgrade
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How to use rotted in a sentence

The beasts have rotted in their dung, the barns are destroyed, the storehouses are broken down: because the corn is confounded.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
Once there had been a path to the road, but this was now overgrown, and the doorsteps had rotted away.
THE IDYL OF TWIN FIRESWALTER PRICHARD EATON
Driftwood lined the shore, and a number of dead spruces, which had not yet rotted, furnished them with an ample supply of fuel.
THE RIVAL CAMPERSRUEL PERLEY SMITH
Men rotted like sheep, and died at the feet of that Gold whom they stormed here in his fortress; and some alas met a worse fate.
IT IS NEVER TOO LATE TO MENDCHARLES READE
At Charleston, South Carolina, they allowed the tea to be landed, but not sold; and it rotted in the cellars of the store-houses.
THE LOYALISTS OF AMERICA AND THEIR TIMES, VOL. 1 OF 2EGERTON RYERSON
But the paper must have gone to pieces and the yarn rotted decades ago.
A WINDOW IN THRUMSJ. M. BARRIE
I couldn't do it till this year, for the meat hadn't rotted off yit.
THE ATLANTIC MONTHLY, VOLUME 16, NO. 97, NOVEMBER, 1865VARIOUS
The floor, which had been of boards, had rotted away in several places, showing the bare ground beneath.
LITTLE FOLKSVARIOUS
One of the assailants was hacked down; instantly it decayed, rotted on the floor of the convent corridor.
THE JEWELS OF APTORSAMUEL R. DELANY
The burial scaffold of the Fire Eater's father had rotted and fallen down with years.
THE WAY OF AN INDIANFREDERIC REMINGTON
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WORDS RELATED TO ROTTED

  • breakable
  • corroded
  • crisp
  • crunchy
  • decayed
  • degenerated
  • deteriorated
  • deteriorating
  • disintegrated
  • eroded
  • fragile
  • frail
  • frangible
  • friable
  • oxidized
  • perishing
  • powdery
  • pulverizable
  • rotted
  • rotten
  • rusted
  • shivery
  • short
  • soft
  • worn
  • addled
  • bad
  • carious
  • carrion
  • corroded
  • decomposed
  • effete
  • gangrenous
  • overripe
  • perished
  • putrescent
  • putrid
  • rank
  • riddled
  • rotted
  • ruined
  • spoiled
  • wasted
  • withered
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.