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putrescent

1. becoming putrid; rotting
2. characterized by or undergoing putrefaction
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If society rots like a fish, from the head down, then we are long past the point of putrescence.
The attraction to putrescence is present in both; in The Sphinx the beasts are "whiter with leprosies than I" (l.
The revelation of the poet's putrescence soars all the way up the hierarchical food chain.
We were breathing death, inhaling the very putrescence of the bloated corpses around us.
Our educational system has taken music programs almost out of the schools, and the music industry, which fortunately is dying as a result, like a dinosaur, that doesn't obey the basic rules of capitalism by bringing a good product to people--after 50 years of producing junk and trash and eliminating all the musics that endure--jazz, folk, and classical music and quality Rock & Roll, rap, quality everything--is collapsing--but all the putrescence that's been dumped like an avalanche of swill--for two or three generations--makes people starving for anything that would seem to be halfway real.
No, more like the panoramic putrescence of the nearby waste transfer site.
The day-glow oranges and yellows create a sheen of attraction and putrescence.