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1. putrid

adjective. ['ˈpjuːtrɪd'] morally corrupt or evil.

Antonyms

  • moral

Etymology

  • putridus (Latin)
  • putreo (Latin)

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Example sentences of the word putrid


1. Adjective
Vultures prefer fresh carrion to that which is rotten and putrid, and the meat of herbivores over predators.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Sniff near the incision to determine if there is any foul or putrid smell that would indicate infection.

Quotes containing the word putrid


1. Nevertheless, in this sea of human wretchedness and malice there bloomed at times compassion, as a pale flower blooms in a putrid marsh.
- Henryk Sienkiewicz, In Desert and Wilderness

2. putrid-smelling

adjective. having the putrid odor of decaying organic matter.

Synonyms

  • stinky
  • ill-smelling
  • unpleasant-smelling
  • malodourous

Antonyms

  • good
  • odoriferous
  • sweet
  • aromatic

3. putrid

adjective. ['ˈpjuːtrɪd'] in an advanced state of decomposition and having a foul odor.

Antonyms

  • incorruptness

Etymology

  • putridus (Latin)
  • putreo (Latin)
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