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    putrefy

    putrefy - Dictionary definition and meaning for word putrefy

    Definition
    (verb) become putrid; decay with an offensive smell
    Example Sentence
    • organic matter putrefies
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for putrefy

think of purefy(purify-to make pure). now put a t in the middle..this makes it opposite. that is to rot.

put(Keep)+ refy(refined/fresh)but food kept outside for some days would generally get decayed or rot

put + re(ra) +fy(fly/flies) in order to rot the food which give foul odor

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