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    putrefaction

    putrefaction - Dictionary definition and meaning for word putrefaction

    Definition
    (noun) a state of decay usually accompanied by an offensive odor
    Synonyms : rot
    Definition
    (noun) (biology) the process of decay caused by bacterial or fungal action
    Synonyms : decomposition , rot , rotting
    Definition
    (noun) moral perversion; impairment of virtue and moral principles
    Example Sentence
    • the luxury and corruption among the upper classes
    • moral degeneracy followed intellectual degeneration
    • its brothels, its opium parlors, its depravity
    • Rome had fallen into moral putrefaction
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for putrefaction

pure + fraction ; it can be seen as only a fraction of content is pure which means it is decayed...

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