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

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And now she wondered whether, when freed, she could ever again find that rotting log.

The Flaming JewelRobert W. Chambers

The ends of the props or poles are either dipped in tar, or charred, to prevent their rotting.

The bottom of the hole was filled in with dead sticks, leaves, the rotting bodies of birds and lizards, bones of rats and dingoes.

Spinifex and SandDavid W Carnegie

Although it looks clumsy, it has the advantage of not rotting the wood like an iron nail.

He could not detach his dead hope from his life; its rotting carcass weighed it down and poisoned it.

Cleo The MagnificentLouis Zangwill

The species grow on rotting wood, on leaf mould and on richly manured ground, etc.

She pressed his hand lightly and left the room, groping her way down the rotting stairs to the light and voices of the city below.

We crossed the creek, by leaping from one stone to another, and pursued a course along a rotting rail fence, covered with vines.

The JucklinsOpie Read

For weeks one would see baskets of rotting pears in the bazaar on market days and the country people enjoying them.

A Kut PrisonerH. C. W. Bishop

The one is created after God, the other is rotting to pieces under the influence of its lusts.

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