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putrid

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Etymology

From the [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] putridus; akin to the Latin putēre (to stink)[[Category:Template:lang:la words needing attention]].

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putrid (comparative more putrid, superlative most putrid)

  1. Rotting, rotten, being in a state of putrefaction.
  2. of, relating to, or characteristic of putrefaction, especially having a bad smell, like that of a rotten flesh.
  3. Vile, disgusting.
  4. morally corrupt
  5. totally objectionable

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