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  Definition of rot
  1. unacceptable behavior (especially ludicrously false statements)
  2. (biology) decaying caused by bacterial or fungal action
  3. decay usually accompanied by an offensive odor
  4. waste away; "Political prisoners are wasting away in many prisons all over the world"
  5. break down; "The bodies decomposed in the heat"
Similar Words: bunk, bunkum, buncombe, guff, hogwash, decomposition, rotting, putrefaction, waste, decompose, molder, moulder

 

Hyponyms: putrescence, putridness, rottenness, corruption, necrose, gangrene, mortify, sphacelate, hang

 

Derivational Morphology: putrefy, decompose, molder, moulder, wastage, decomposition, rotting, putrefaction, decay

 

Anagrams: tor

 

Language Translations:
Chinese: 腐化   Dutch: rotten  
Finnish: mädäntyä   French: pourrir  
Georgian: ლპობა   German: verrotten  
Greek: σαπίζω   Japanese: 腐る  
Korean: 썩다   Latin: putesco  
Romanian: putrezi   Russian: гнить  
Spanish: pudrir   Swedish: ruttna  
 
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