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It’s rather that the United States, sited on stolen lands and built by enslaved workers, was founded on rotten principles.
WE TEACH STUDENTS HOW TO UNDERSTAND THE U.S., NOT TO LOVE IT — OR HATE ITDANIEL IMMERWAHRDECEMBER 23, 2020WASHINGTON POST
This raft can be chunks of wet rotten wood, fresh cut live wood or anything in between.
10 WINTER SURVIVAL TIPS EVERYONE SHOULD KNOWTIM MACWELCHDECEMBER 15, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
Trust your eyes and, more importantly, your nose, to avoid rotten fruit.
13 EDIBLE PLANTS YOU CAN STILL FIND IN THE WINTERBY TIM MACWELCH/OUTDOOR LIFEDECEMBER 1, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
In winter, you’ll have to make sure you don’t eat a rotten one.
13 EDIBLE PLANTS YOU CAN STILL FIND IN THE WINTERBY TIM MACWELCH/OUTDOOR LIFEDECEMBER 1, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
Part of that may be rotten luck, but clock management contributed to that record.
WHAT TO KNOW FROM NFL WEEK 12: TYREEK HILL AND DERRICK HENRY TOOK OVER AS THE CORONAVIRUS LOOMEDADAM KILGORENOVEMBER 30, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Intrigue and Love even aims full at the rottenness and corruption of the actual time.
THE HISTORY OF MODERN PAINTING, VOLUME 1 (OF 4)RICHARD MUTHER
The rottenness of the ground gave chances, and made it hazardous.
A TRAMP'S NOTEBOOKMORLEY ROBERTS
Here, with graphic realism, and yet with perfect delicacy, its terrible rottenness is indicated.
BRITISH QUARTERLY REVIEW, AMERICAN EDITION, VOLUME LIVVARIOUS
The weight of this rottenness lay heaviest of all on the labouring poor, who stood undermost in the social scale.
THE LIFE OF THOMAS WANLESS, PEASANTALEXANDER JOHNSTONE WILSON
Of course, you want to be nice and mellow with the trade, but always remember that mellowness carried too far becomes rottenness.
LETTERS FROM A SELF-MADE MERCHANT TO HIS SONGEORGE HORACE LORIMER
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WORDS RELATED TO ROTTENNESS

  • barbarism
  • debasement
  • decay
  • defilement
  • distortion
  • falsification
  • foulness
  • infection
  • noxiousness
  • pollution
  • putrefaction
  • putrescence
  • rot
  • rottenness
  • solecism
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Fletcherizeverb (used with or without object) | [flech-uh-rahyz ]SEE DEFINITION