putrescent


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putrescent

1. becoming putrid; rotting
2. characterized by or undergoing putrefaction
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The teeth and tooth roots with putrescent pulp were extracted.
The dream's coherence shudders and collapses into a putrescent world where 'Betty' is now a bitter woman named Diane.
Believe me, learned sir, I am so deeply skilled That when I wind a lover in my soft arms, and yield My breasts like two ripe fruits for his devouring--both Shy and voluptuous, insatiable and loath-- Upon this bed that groans and sighs luxuriously Even the impotent angels would be damned for me!' When she had drained me of my very marrow, and cold And weak, I turned to give her one more kiss--behold, There at my side was nothing but a hideous Putrescent thing, all faceless and exuding pus.
Was it in the record of corrupt officials and polluted governments, administrations twisted to the core, the huge excess of privilege and graft, protected criminals and gangster rule, the democratic forms all rotten and putrescent with disease?
lutrescent (also lutrescence and lutrid), which combines light with putrescent to suggest light gone rotten.
Following Eugene Thacker, we might say that the fungus, in all its putrescent vigor, is an exemplar of 'blasphemous life,' a life that is so repugnantly contradictory in its mode of existing that it should not be living at all.
Along the way, the color turned dun and fungal, the elegance to grotesquerie, the Strauss to pastiched Gounod and Wagner, and that warm, chocolaty fragrance to the stench of excrement and putrescent flesh.
He recalled the index finger of the officer nearest him tightening on the trigger, then the putrescent smell of the approaching "angel of death" enveloped him ("Bongo Aata!
Frustrated that the bananas you picked up from the farmers market just yesterday have already collapsed into a putrescent sludge puddle?
Hate crimes are often related to the contempt of 'decadent, putrescent, degenerating West' and its mode of life 'all for sale', while ignoring the true and supreme values.