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pu·tres·cent

(pyū-tres'ĕnt),
Denoting, or in the process of, putrefaction.
[L. putresco, to grow rotten, fr. puter, rotten]

putrescent

(pyo͞o-trĕs′ənt)
adj.
1. Becoming putrid; putrefying.
2. Of or relating to putrefaction.

pu·tres·cent

(pyū-tres'ĕnt)
Denoting, or in the process of, putrefaction.
[L. putresco, to grow rotten, fr. puter, rotten]
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Putrescent sin is purified forensically, in God's "reckoning"; its grip on human lives, nevertheless, is wretchedly persistent.
THERE is an illegal dump in Co Antrim, which churns out gallons of toxic leachate (the putrescent liquid which oozes from rotting household waste) into a tributary of the Sixmilewater.
Unsurprisingly, most of the shows that came from the networks were putrescent abortions like "Fish Police" or "Capitol Critters," as the usual network hacks, sensing a trend while failing to understand it, tried to graft typical sitcom structures on this "new" medium.
And after preparing spices and oils at home, and observing the shabbat, they go to anoint a putrescent dead body, only to be themselves surprised and scared to find the tomb empty and that very body alive.
(The Piccadilly has been mentioned, but a return to the Aldwych would have the concomitant effect of dislodging that putrescent "Fame.") The RSC may well be headed for a renaissance under Doran after a period of tumult and strife.
Our objectives were to evaluate Deer Away[R] Big Game Repellent (BGR, composed of decaying putrescent whole egg solids) and powdered sulfur (99.98% pure) as nesting deterrents against European starlings.
"Yes, and many of them relish even putrescent meat," said Alaric solemnly.
Stone realized that he was dealing with an industry-related disease and hypothesized that the cause was "a specific poison, and not simply putrescent animal matter." Nine years after Stone's 1868 report, Robert Koch in Germany reported isolation and cultivation of B.
The signs of parodic devaluation are unmistakable in the relation of superior to inferior depicted in the opposing characters of Tomas and Vidriera (thinking/unthinking, amiable/isolated, acting/reacting, growing/stagnating, dialogic/ monologic), and by all that is heroic in the frame story in marked contrast with the putrescent social messages that constitute the core matter.
I hope this is not some new policy that Cardiff City Council refuse department has introduced because if so it is positively putrescent - or, to put in simple Llanrumney language, it stinks!
Eliot as "the only real poet and the only person of any significance in the group." And while he praised the novels of Aldous Huxley for depicting "the putrescent capitalist class with exceptional vim," he nonetheless concluded--correctly--that "Huxley is not at all in the same order as Proust, Joyce, or Eliot."
(The bits of fish fall to the ground like the putrescent flesh that falls from human corpses that have been put onto tree platforms to decompose after death, the first stage in traditional mortuary practice.) The whitefella throws the stinking fish down on the riverbank.