I will be happy if events prove me too pessimistic, but the political atmosphere in Washington is rancid.
You know the cartoon segment that used to be in colour in rancid old newspapers?
No, this rancid bill of goods is also being by peddled by Fox News personalities.
The workers had to use oxygen tanks to combat the rancid smell of death in temperatures that topped 90 degrees Fahrenheit.
Butyric ether is manufactured from rancid butter, old rotten cheese, or Limburger cheese.
A pity that he goes about so unclean, smelling of rancid sanctity!
A rancid fat is one in which have been developed compounds of an odoriferous nature.
It proved to be dried beans and corn cooked with rancid tallow!
The mere saying that an oil is rancid is no indication of its being high in free acid.
There were chuckles from the shadows that sucked in and exhaled the rancid air.
1640s, from Latin rancidus "rank, stinking, offensive" (also source of Italian rancido, Spanish rancio), from rancere "be spoiled or rotten," of unknown origin. German ranzig is from French rancide. Related: Rancidness.
rancid ran·cid (rān'sĭd)
Having the disagreeable odor or taste of decomposing oils or fats.