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putrid

(of organic matter) in a state of decomposition, usually giving off a foul smell
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8% of pregnant women, putrid odor of the discharge--51.
Add to the mix an array of suspensions from a brawl with the Denver Nuggets, and the Knicks have some excuses of why they remain so putrid.
The birds swooping over the putrid lake are like vultures waiting to feast on the dead-in-life.
Bush and Rove went to that putrid well once too often.
The government had offered to allow smokers to mime the habit, though the prospect of this was even more offensive to nonsmokers than was the putrid carcinogenic clouds billowing out of every cafe, bar, and nursery school.
Most of these units are full of rotting, decaying, putrid lettuce, hamburger, milk, butter and unfrozen pizzas, and the problem goes beyond smell.
While her innocence is no match for the putrid infestation that looms among the alleys and contaminated buildings, her inner strength and courage is the key to survival.
Nearly every time it rains, the putrid, dangerous water floods metal and wood shacks and cement houses.
Police have discovered caged pet animals living in putrid conditions in a Teesside home.
The putrid smell a charcoal barbecue emits is like nothing else on this planet.
So we have a sympathetic protagonist, whose body is rotting and putrid, who is rejected by her society as evil, who is starving and ill-treated.
Such representational liberties and her audacious colors--hot melon, egg-yolk yellow, shades of purple both putrid and lovely, true reds, neon pinks--driven by a lavish imagination and a cultivation of the symbolic, place Schutz's work into what I'll call "figural burlesque.