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putrescent

1. becoming putrid; rotting
2. characterized by or undergoing putrefaction
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Might we then think of the two attitudes to Kosmodemianskaya as distinct approaches to this zone of putrescence between the two bodies, or to the similar zone of transgressive pollution dividing Burkert's two sacrifices?
Mute ages tread the womb.' The very title of the poem suggests that the title itself is somehow fatally noxious--an implication borne out by the emptied bay's disclosure of ubiquitous putrescence, a littoral phenomenon Curnow was to revise, and with considerably greater biodiversity, about forty years later, and on a different beach, in 'Moules a la Mariniere'.
The town below swallows its secrets We think we can make it vomit them up but only the river leaks putrescence, only the river gives up its stories but not the names.
Using polyphony, Ambai describes the aged body of Bari Jiji which is approaching putrescence:
If society rots like a fish, from the head down, then we are long past the point of putrescence. On the other hand, Greenwald's book, in tandem with the Ron Paul campaign and the growing libertarian youth movement, is yet another sign that the fighting spirit of the Old Republic isn't dead, even on the ostensible left.
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.