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Adjective
Spoiled from being excessively ripe
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Adjective
In a dilapidated or disintegrating condition, typically about to fall apart
Noun
The process of organic decay or rotting
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The gradual destruction or diminution of something
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Retting
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The process of becoming progressively worse
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Verb
Present participle for to decay due bacteria or fungi, especially of organic matter
“After a few days of travel, Mansker noticed that the bear meat was starting to rot.”
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Present participle for to (gradually) deteriorate in condition
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“This encourages drainage, which reduces the chance that the floorboards will rot and prevents ice from collecting during the winter.”
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Present participle for to tease, typically in a good-natured way
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Present participle for to decrease the value, character, or quality of
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Present participle for gradually destroy or be gradually destroyed
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Present participle for to become inactive or unchanging
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Present participle for to cause damage to
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