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Words nearby putrescence
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By the next day, without changing shape, it has turned a repulsive brown; presently it dissolves into noisome putrescence.More Hunting Wasps|J. Henri Fabre
Rossetti thought that the "new French School," in which Whistler had been trained, was "simply putrescence and decomposition."The Life of James McNeill Whistler|Elizabeth Robins Pennell
Miss Van Tuyn was not going to allow herself to be influenced by the putrescence of Garstin's mind.December Love|Robert Hichens
Even Hegel said that wars invigorate humanity just as the storm preserves the sea from putrescence.The Psychology of Nations|G.E. Partridge
It is essentially bottomless, cancerous; a putrescence through the constitution of the people is indicated by this galled place.Arrows of the Chace, v. 2|John Ruskin