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putrefy

verb [I] uk   us   /ˈpjuː.trɪ.faɪ/
to decay, producing a strong, unpleasant smell: the smell of putrefying flesh The body had putrefied beyond recognition.
Translations of “putrefy”
in Vietnamese thối rữa…
in Spanish pudrir(se)…
in Thai เน่าเปื่อย…
in Malaysian menjadi busuk…
in French (se) putréfier…
in German faulen…
in Chinese (Traditional) 腐爛…
in Indonesian membusuk…
in Chinese (Simplified) 腐烂…
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